The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Homeschools
However you spend you time, just do it! You will feel energized and in charge of your day.
Try to keep school stuff contained to one area. Don't let yourself believe that there is such a thing called organized chaos. There isn't! There's organized and there's chaos. You have one or the other.
Ask a friend to help you purge and organize if you are challenged in this area. It may not seem like you spend a lot of time searching for that misplaced item, but the time adds up over the days, weeks and months.