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Please remember that these ideas work well for my family.  Your family may require something completely different.

Christian

 Before Breakfast:  Dress, make bed, tidy room, brush teeth

 Breakfast and Bible Study

 After Breakfast:            foyer bathroom: clean toilet, sink, floor mirror

Math

to the Pond on Mondays

                              Language Arts

                              History/Geography                             

Before Lunch        Spanish

                              Literature-based cooking (Wednesday) 

Lunch              Poetry, Science Reading, other read-aloud—Mom reads 

After Lunch                clean up kitchen and dining room completely

                              Music listening and independent reading

                              Pond Drawings and research (Monday)

Picture Study(Tuesday)

Science projects (Wednesday and Friday)

Drawing Lessons ( Thursday) 

Tea Time            Catechism

                              Saints’ stories and feast celebrations 

After Tea time help with dinner prep (Tuesday)

                              play with Stephen(Monday)

dinner prep (Tuesday)

set table (Wednesday and Thursday)

                              Practice or Outside time 

After Dinner          Wipe chairs and sweep floor in dining room

brush teeth, shower, all clothes in hamper, independent reading in bed or listen to tapes 

Saturday and Sunday

same before and after breakfast

before dinner: set table

after dinner: same

Mary Beth 

Before Breakfast:  Dress, make bed, tidy room, brush teeth 

Breakfast and Bible Study 

After Breakfast:            Play with Stephen

Math

                              To the Pond on Mondays

                              Language Arts

                              History/Geography—Booklist

Before Lunch          Spanish                             

Lunch              Poetry, Science Reading 

After Lunch                help Michael pick up clutter

                              Music listening and independent reading

                              Booklist story

                              Pond Drawings and research (Monday)

Picture Study(Tuesday)

Science projects (Wednesday and Friday)

Drawing Lessons ( Thursday) 

Tea Time            Catechism

                              Saints’ stories and feast celebrations 

After Tea time help with dinner prep (Thursday)

Play with Stephen (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday)                             

Practice or Outside time 

After Dinner          Carry plate to the kitchen

brush teeth, bath, all clothes in hamper, lots and lots of stories in bed with Mom or Daddy! 

Saturday and Sunday

Same chores before and after breakfast

Same chores before and after dinner

Michael 

Before Breakfast:  Dress, make bed, tidy room, entertain Stephen if Mom is biking 

Breakfast and Bible Study 

After Breakfast:            breakfast dishes

start laundry (Tuesday and Friday)

Math

                              To the Pond on Mondays

                              Language Arts

                              History/Geography                             

Before Lunch        Spanish 

Lunch              Poetry, Science Reading or other read aloud 

After Lunch                clutter pick up and put away

                              wash kitchen and dining room floor (Tuesday)

                              Music listening and independent reading

                              Typing

                              Pond Drawings and research (Monday)

Picture Study(Tuesday)

Science projects (Wednesday and Friday)

Drawing Lessons ( Thursday) 

Tea Time            Catechism

                              Saints’ stories and feast celebrations 

After Tea time     help with dinner prep (Monday)

                              boys bathroom (Monday)

                              laundry day (Tuesday and Friday)

                              basement pick up, organize, vacuum (Wed & Friday)

Practice or Outside time 

After Dinner          Clean Kitchen completely

brush teeth, shower, all clothes in hamper, independent reading in bed 

Saturday and Sunday

Same chores before and after breakfast

Same chores before and after dinner

Patrick 

Before Breakfast:  Dress, make bed, tidy room, brush teeth 

Breakfast and Bible Study 

After Breakfast:            empty dishwasher

Math

                              To the Pond on Mondays

                              Language Arts

                              History/Geography 

Before Lunch          Spanish

                              Literature-based cooking (Wednesday)  

Lunch              Poetry, Science Reading—Mom reads aloud 

After Lunch                little trash cans (Sunday and Wednesday)

                              vacuum stairs going up (Tuesday)

                              vacuum stairs going down (Thursday)

                              sweep porch (Monday and Friday)

                              Music listening and independent reading

                              Booklist story

                              Pond Drawings and research (Monday)

Picture Study(Tuesday)

Science projects (Wednesday and Friday)

Drawing Lessons ( Thursday) 

Tea Time            Catechism

                              Saints’ stories and feast celebrations 

After Tea time help with dinner prep (Wednesday)

                              set table (Monday, Tuesday, and Friday)

                              Practice or Outside time 

After Dinner          Clear dining room table and wipe completely clean

brush teeth, shower, all clothes in hamper, stories with Mom 

Saturday and Sunday

Same chores before and after breakfast

Same chores before and after dinner

 

Mom

Before Breakfast:  Laundry started, bike, devotional and prayer time,

e-mail, writing, make breakfast 

Breakfast and Bible Study 

After Breakfast:            Laundry

                              shower, dress, make beds, inspect rooms

                              To the Pond on Mondays

                              Table Time  

Before Lunch        Spanish, fold laundry/ put more in, make lunch 

Lunch              Kids take clothes upstairs

                Poetry, Science Reading or other read aloud 

After Lunch                clean up lunch mess—supervise chores

                              set up music/art and independent reading

nap with Stephen

check art and afternoon work

fold laundry         

Tea Time            Kids take clothes upstairs

                              read aloud Saints’ stories

feast celebrations

Catechism 

After Tea time        clutter put away

dinner prep         

DRIVE TIME 

After Dinner          bathe little kids, read aloud (2 hours)

whites in to soak

review lessons and prep

e-mail

 

Food Schedule 

Breakfast

Monday:  Oatmeal

Tuesday:  oatmeal pancakes

Wednesday: oatmeal pancakes

Thursday: omelettes

Friday:  muffins

 

Lunch

Monday:  hard boiled eggs, crackers, fruit

Tuesday:  pbj, fruit

Wednesday:  Literature-based recipes or mac-n-cheese

Thursday:  pbj, fruit

Friday:  grilled cheese, fruit

 

Tea Time

Monday:  veggies and dip

Tuesday:  apples and peanut butter

Wednesday:  popcorn

Thursday:  cheese and crackers

Friday:  biscuits and honey

 

Dinner Rotation           1                             2                      3

Monday:                chix pot pie*                  rosemary chix          kung pao chix*

Tuesday:                flank steak                     pasta pesto*             spaghetti carbonara

Wednesday:           eggplant pasta*              meatballs*               green potatoes

Thursday:              homemade pizza            oven fried chix        roasted tomato sauce*

Friday:                   white bean soup*           puttanesca*              texmex chili

Saturday:               leftovers                         leftovers                   leftovers

Sunday:                 Roast chicken                 pot roast                   Pork roast

 

*in the freezer in quantities

Sundays are crockpot.

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