Daily Chores/Routine

Hey kiddos! Momma here, I know that we’ve had some crazy times right now and things have been a little weird having so many people in the house who normally aren’t there but we really do need our routines now more than ever. Momma is posting this schedule here so that everyone can find it in the event that all of the many copies at home get misplaced… <wink, wink>

Our routines help to keep everyone and everything running smoothly. We’ve seen just how crazy things can get when Momma isn’t around to direct the flow of traffic and everyone decides to just do their own thing… it wasn’t pretty!

7:00-7:30 Rise & Shine

  • Get up, get dressed, fix hair, wash face
  • Put on glasses!!!
  • Make Beds
  • Walk the dog/Check porch lights

Getting Started

  • Put Away Dishes
  • Fill Water bottles, if needed
  • Feed Critters
  • Make Breakfast:
    • Mondays: Cereal or Oatmeal w/toast or fruit
    • Tuesdays: French Toast
    • Wednesdays: Muffins/Eggs
    • Thursdays: Pancakes
    • Fridays: Cereal or Oatmeal w/toast or fruit
  • Take Vitamins!
  • Brush Teeth

What’s for dinner??

  • Find something to lay out for dinner

Laundry

  • Get a load of wash going:
    • Mondays: Mom & Shane, Shyanne
    • Tuesdays: William
    • Wednesdays: Towels & Sheets
    • Thursday: Boys
    • Friday: Girls
  • Wash, Dry, Fold, and Put Away all Laundry!

Morning Chores

Odd Days: Caitlyn = A, Bella = B

Even Days: Cailtyn = B, Bella = A

Boys are helpers and rotate weekly.

A: Kitchen, School Room/Dining Area, Laundry room & Doggie Duties

B: Livingroom, Hallway, Bathroom, Bedroom, Porches & Yard

  • Clean Kitchen, Fill Berkey, and check ice
  • Clean Bathrooms
  • Straighten all areas
  • Detailed lists are posted in each area!!

House Blessing

Mondays: (All Areas)

  • Dusting/Cobwebs
  • Wipe Fingerprints/Polish
  • Clean windows
  • Empty ALL Trash
  • Water Plants
  • Swep, Mop, & Vaccum

Tuesdays:

  • Give Dog a Bath
  • Deep Clean Bathrooms
  • Deep Clean Kitchen

Wednesdays:

  • Wash Sheets
  • Clean Entries
  • Deep Clean Doggie Area

Thursdays: (All Areas)

  • Empty ALL Trash
  • Sweep, Mop, & Vacuum
  • Water Plants
  • Clean out Vehicles
  • Pick up Yard (toys, trash, sticks, etc)

Fridays:

  • Finish anything not completed during the week

Check Hot Spots

Tidy up the messies

  • Shoe Shelf
  • Toys
  • Bookshelves
  • Hallway Floor
  • Laundry Room
  • School Table & Organizer

Check Laundry

9:00 School Work (Independent Studies)

The boys may need help with their lessons.

  • Morning Time
  • Language Arts

10:30 Snack

  • 1 healthy/1 goodie per day

School Work

  • Math
  • Quick Clean up before Lunch

12:30 Lunch & Chores

  • Check for leftovers
  • Clean kitchen
  • Bring in rugs
  • Fill Water Bottles

Check Laundry

School Work (Group Studies)

  • HIstory/Geography
  • Science
  • PE/Health
  • Thinking
  • Music/Art
  • Extras
  • Quick Clean Up

2:30 Snack

  • 1 healthy/1 goodie per day

Outside Play/Free play – when schoolwork is finished

  • no outside play = no electronics!

Check Laundry

Afternoon Chores

  • Afternoon Chores
  • Fill Water Bottles

5:00 Dinner

Evening Chores

  • Clean Kitchen: Fill Berkey and check ice
  • Clean Bathrooms
  • Straighten all areas
  • Make sure to check porches for packages

7:30 Snack — sometimes

  • special treat or dessert, if available

8:00-9:00 Bedtimes (William needs to start getting ready about 7:45)

  • Baths
  • PJs
  • Brush Teeth
  • Clean and put up glasses

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