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The Organized Home Schooler

3.49  ·  Rating Details  ·  45 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
IntroductionPeople marvel at how organized our home is. They even peek into our cupboards just hoping a mess is inside. They're usually disappointed. I believe that there is always room for improvement when it comes to being organized. I have not " arrived" by any stretch of the imagination, but I'm well on my way.

When we decided to bring our children home to school, I was
Paperback, 159 pages
Published September 18th 2001 by Crossway Books (first published 2001)
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Adriane Devries
Jan 17, 2013 Adriane Devries rated it liked it
Shelves: teaching
Vicki Caruana, prolific author for the homeschool movement, addresses in The Organized Home Schooler not only the organization of our space and homeschooling materials, but also the issues of time and inner spirituality. Ideally, improvement in organization will flow from a more ordered spirit. Working from her own early struggles with disorganization, followed by years of homeschooling a large family of children, she gives us advice that is both functional and philosophical. While at times simp ...more
Jan 15, 2015 Megan rated it it was ok
Shelves: nonfiction
I like that this book talked about how being organized includes mental/spiritual space, but found it really preachy. I could skim the religion-preachy, but I really couldn't take the book seriously anymore when the author declared that if you read so many books a month, you have too much time on your hands! Clearly, there's an epidemic of too much reading in this nation. Sigh.
Jul 29, 2011 Tess rated it liked it
I thought it was mostly common sense stuff and the author seemed to use the Christian perspective as a guilt mech instead of a motivator. I'm a Chrisrian too and I found myself wishing more was mentioned about accepting shortcomings and ditching unproductive guilt. I'm a new homeschooler and not finished setting up my system but didn't find much help here.
May 21, 2012 Candice rated it liked it
Good book! I feel I'm pretty organized already but liked the aspect of Christianity in organizing not only your home but your heart.
Apr 27, 2008 Angie rated it really liked it
Very helpful ideas for getting things organized and I really liked that it's from a Christian perspective.
Apr 02, 2013 Joannne rated it really liked it
A very concise book on how not only to organize your HS but your home as well.
Amy Madden
Sep 27, 2008 Amy Madden rated it it was amazing
Good as a resource

Aug 16, 2008 Mariah rated it it was amazing
Great tips!
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