Whether or not you’re one to make New Year’s resolutions, the beginning of the year offers a good time to reflect on goals and refocus priorities so you can finish your family’s homeschool year strong.

Here’s why.

At this halfway-through-the-academic-year milestone, you can usually gauge if it is possible to finish the school year “on time” or whether you’ll all need to work into the summer to complete your goals. Setting a pace for the end of the year with those completion goals in mind can help you and your kids feel productive and accomplished as spring approaches.