Organized Mom on February 6th, 2009

I’ve fallen off the wagon, obviously. I’m trying to work things a little better so I have time to post. Time management can be a tough thing to master sometimes. What do you do to carve out time to get everything done? I tend to wait to do a variety of things after the kid […]

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Organized Mom on November 18th, 2008

One thing I’m trying to do is find ways to streamline my time in the kitchen. I like to cook, but I like the finished product much better. So how do I cut down time in the kitchen without sacrificing food quality and healthiness of my selections? I’m working on that. So far, I am […]

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Organized Mom on November 5th, 2008

We’re all so busy. Kids to take care of. Schedules to track. Homes to clean. Laundry to do. Work. Lots of work, whether it’s outside the home or not. It’s so easy to get stressed. I get busy trying to get as much work done as I can, especially after the baby goes to bed. […]

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Organized Mom on October 28th, 2008

There are many ways to keep track of your family schedule and we’ll eventually cover several. One of the first – and easiest – is a whiteboard. A whiteboard, located in a central area, can be a great place to keep track of everyone’s activities. And you can arrange it a variety of ways. You […]

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Organized Mom on October 2nd, 2008

I love electronic calendars. They can send reminders to me via email or text message. They’re fairly easy to set up. Most of them are free. And it’s simple to put in recurring dates like appointments, birthdays, and anniversaries. But I still use a small weekly planner that I can get at Barnes & Noble. […]

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Organized Mom on September 22nd, 2008

I have such a crazy schedule at times. It’s hard to remember everything. Is it from being over scheduled? Distracted? Mommy brain? Maybe all of the above. One technology item that has helped me countless times is Google calendar. But not just the calendar. It’s the daily event reminders. Every day at 5 am, Google […]

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Organized Mom on September 19th, 2008

It’s so easy to over-schedule ourselves. What I’m hearing from many of you is how hard it is to balance everything. We are all busy: work, family, kids, pets, friends, hobbies, and more. With the internet allowing us to stay in touch everyone and everything, our connectedness can actually get overwhelming. And we want to […]

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Organized Mom on September 17th, 2008

Traditionally, Sunday is a day to rest, relax, and rejuvenate. And it is nice when you can enjoy the day, spending time with family and friends. I’m increasingly finding it to be the best day to play catch up on little things that slip by during the week. Throwing away junk mail, filing, cleaning miscellaneous […]

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Organized Mom on September 12th, 2008

Control your time, so it doesn’t control you Using a calendar and planning your time will go a long way towards making you feel in control of things. Do you make a list of the things you need to accomplish on a given day? Great! Do you actually give yourself time to do them? If […]

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Organized Mom on September 5th, 2008

I have a lot on my plate right now, it seems. I’m sure we all do. With the economy and saving money at the forefront of my thoughts, it’s sometimes hard to get motivated to work on longer-term projects. Okay, even the immediate ones suffer a bit. Throw in childcare, housework, and errands, and I […]

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