Having a housewife weekly schedule will keep you organized and allow you to get more done. Learn how to set up a weekly schedule for a stay at home mom.
Setting up schedules for your daily and weekly life is very important. Recently I shared how to create a daily schedule and today I’d like to extend your schedule a little further. In this post, I’m going to show you how to set up a weekly schedule for stay at home moms and housewives.+
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It doesn’t matter if you work inside or outside the home, the process is the same. Being a modern homemaker still means that you’ve got a lot of tasks on your list and setting up a weekly schedule is going to help you get through your never-ending to-do list.
What to include in your housewife weekly schedule
One of the most important things to your weekly schedule is making sure that you have everything included. This is what keeps you organized and on schedule.
Things to include in your weekly schedule are:
- Daily and weekly cleaning
- Weekly errands that need to be run
- Weekly menu and shopping list
- Kids activity schedule
- Doctor appointments and other misc. appointments
The point of your weekly schedule is to have all of your commitments in one place allowing you to see everything. This will keep you organized and keep you from forgetting important appointments.
Setting up your housewife weekly schedule
One of the best ways to stay successful with your housewife weekly schedule is to use a schedule that you love. You can use the free home management printable below to help you.
Make sure you include what you normally do on a daily basis and then what you do on a weekly basis.
This will help you organize each day. By setting up a schedule for each day this will help prevent you from over scheduling yourself.
Set aside time to create your weekly schedule
In order for this to work, you’ll want to make sure that you actually complete it. So set aside about 25-30 minutes 1 day a week to set up your housewife weekly schedule.
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During your scheduling time, you’ll create your:
Once those are complete you’ll want to add any appointments that you or your family may have.
Check the kids’ activities schedule and add them to your weekly schedule.
Then you’ll want to add any other appointments you have to your weekly schedule.
Once you have your weekly appointments and menu added to your housewife weekly schedule it’s time to add your daily and weekly cleaning schedule.
This will give you a good idea of what your days will look like.
Tips to keeping up with your weekly schedule
Sometimes when you set up your weekly schedule you might make certain days busier than others.
Once everything is included there are few things to look at and possibly adjust.
Adjust your menu to reflect the day.
What that means is, if you have a busy night it might be best to make that a leftover night or a quick meal night.
Be flexible with your weekly cleaning
Do your weekly cleaning or heavier cleaning on days that you have more time. Don’t try to over-schedule your day with cleaning just because it’s a certain day of the week.
Setting up a housewife weekly schedule will keep you and your family on schedule. This will allow you to manage your time wisely and become more efficient.
I hope that the tips that I’ve shared with you today will help you create a weekly schedule that you and your family can follow with ease.