Today on the blog I’m sharing with you a planning method I learned through the homeschooling world that applies to anyone. Anything. Any schedule. Any kind of life.
So if you’re feeling overwhelmed. If you’re juggling all the things. If you constantly feel behind. Or if you just want to reduce the daily load, this method is for you!
Introducing the loop plan
Take a circle. Inside the circle are various pieces of pie or tasks within a schedule. Essentially you have a set of tasks within a loop and loop through the tasks.
How the loop plan works
Start with one, go through the next task. Keep going and then repeat. That’s the simple explanation. In practice, you start and stop as needed. Tweaking it based on your day. Stop and start. Pick up when you need to. Stressful day? Don’t do a task. Lots of extra time? Do more! It’s completely flexible and adaptable.
Ideas of where to add loop planning
- Errand running
Work tasks that don’t need to be done daily
These are the areas I use too. If you’d like to dive in and start creating your own loop plan and are looking for a template, I have one for you! Send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’d be happy to send you that.
Hi, I’m Kelly! I’m a mother of four children - three boys, one toddler girl - and our family lives on the beautiful east coast of Canada. I’m a past elementary teacher, turned stay at home, work at home mom eight years ago after I had my second child. I’ve found that the busier I’ve become and as my children age, that it’s become even more important to figure out what is most important to me and us as a family. Living a simpler lifestyle has helped us in so many ways in our home life - from better routines to faster tidying up times. It has been through my children that I have been inspired to learn how to effectively manage my time and to simplify in all areas of my home and life. I enjoy helping busy moms simplify home life by teaching flexible planning methods and skills. Enjoyed this blog and think it would be helpful to others? I'd love if you shared it. Thank you!