For my daughter beginning Year 8, its learning the routine of lessons in different classrooms rather than 1 classroom all day. AND getting up early to catch the bus. Thats a toughie at times.
Woo Hoo!! So far so good! The housework is up to date, the business is back on track and we are still keeping up with the school schedule. Being able to manage my time more efficiently even allows time to relax and just enjoy life.
I'll let you in on a secret to easy Time Management.
Colour Code your day.
List everything you do each day eg bathe, breakfast, go to work, business activities, cook meals, housework, kids activities, family appointments etc.
Now allocate a colour per group of activities. eg green for bathing, breakfast, school run, going to and from work, kids bedtime. red for kids sporting/extra curiccular activities, blue for family appointments, you get the drift, now do the same for your business activities.
Your diary or calender will look like a rainbow making it easy to see whats on at a glance.
You can even fit in those little "things to do" that you've put aside for 'when you get time'.
Let me know how you go.