One of my yearly goals is to improve my time management skills. It’s something that I constantly and continually work on because it’s something I’ve always struggled with. Organization, in general, can be one of my biggest enemies. And now as Squeaker gets older and as I continue to make a transition to being a work at home mom; organization is more of a need than ever.
I’m also a bit of a planner addict but terrible at using them consistently. I love to look at them and I love the concept. I may have finally found my ideal planner and once I’ve had some time to really explore it, I’ll have a more cohesive review for you. In the meantime, you can see how a to-do list has helped me. And for immediate needs, here are my top picks for planners for moms who want to get organized.
Daily Planners for Moms
The type of planner that you will use will all depend on your own personal preferences. With that said, many individuals prefer daily planners better, as they often leave more space to create a to do list or at least a spot to write down important dates and times. If you do use a daily, weekly, or monthly planner, be sure to keep it with you at all times.
Daily To Do List Ideas for Moms
A task list, also commonly referred to as a to do list, is another time management tool that you can and should use to your advantage. What nice about task lists is that they are free and easy to do. All you need is a piece of a paper and pencil. Outlining everything that you must do for the day is a great way to make sure that you stay focused and on task, which is an important component of managing your time. If you must, keep separate lists for home and work.
Whatever method you chose to use, or if you use something different, find a system that works for you and stick with it. I am also working on a planner for the Semi-Organized Mom (like myself) that will be coming out soon.
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