Write out schedules on paper or online calendars Who's picking up Susie from soccer practice? How are you going to be at gymnastics and piano lessons at the same time? Everyday scheduling conundrums like these beg the question: How does the serene (working) mom do it? Probably with some of these time-saving strategies! Learn how mothers cope with overloaded calendars and endless to-do lists with tips from Lorie Marrero, professional organizer and creator of ClutterDiet.com.
1. Choose the Right Calendar Yes, you can manage multiple schedules - with the proper tool. Paper planners, such as WhoMi, allow busy moms to organize their work, home, and travel schedules, as well as their spouse's and children's activities, all on one page. Free electronic calendars that consolidate multiple schedules, such as Google and Cozi, are ideal for sharing information between family members. Better yet, these calendars sync with your computer and smartphone. Take advantage of the reminder features to keep you on track on the go.
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