5 For Friday: Homeschool Organization 101

From around the web, here are five articles and blog posts that accompany our latest episode, I Love Homeschooling But I'm Totally Disorganized. We think you'll find them very encouraging this weekend:

Help for the Unorganized Homeschooler - Marianne Sunderland

"Because who needs to hear how awesome we homeschool bloggers are without also hearing how we fall?" We love Marianne's transparency and very helpful post!

Super Homeschool Mom Fallacies: Organized - Shannen Espelien

Shannen's approach to homeschool organization is realistic and personal. Can you find your keys when you need them? Then you've got an organizational system in place that works for you. Can you improve in some areas? Of course, as can all of us, but keeping up unrealistic standards based on the things we perceive to be going on in someone else's home is not healthy for anyone. Take heart, disorganized homeschooler! 

100 Thoughtful Ways to Organize Your Homeschool Materials - Sara Dennis

100 ways? Yes! 100 ways! In a list compiled to give us lots and lots of ideas, surely we can each find one to implement that might just save the day!

Incremental Approach to Catching Up - or - How Copperswife Digs Herself Out of a Hole - Cheryl Linebarger (Copperswife)

Catch your breath, catch up, take a break, get ahead. Cheryl of Copperswife does a great job showing us how she takes a bite-sized approach to getting things done.

5 Essential Ideas for Homeschool Organization - Kendra Fletcher

Where to begin? Start by making a list of your top five non-negotiable activities and then go from there.