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Control Journals

…rol Journal Student Control Journal Office Control Journal Packing Control Journal Camp GonnaWannaFly Control Journal Home Maintenance Control Journal Teacher Control Journal College Student Control Journal Here are the same Control Journals but in a Microsoft Word format. You can customize them to fit your needs. The only requirements are that you retain all Copyright information that is in the original document. HOLIDAY CONTROL JOURNAL 2015…

Holiday Clean Up Missions

…y Control Journal on our website. HOLIDAY CLEAN UP MISSION #10 You did it! Now take 15 minutes, put your feet up, and go through your Holiday Control Journal. Check to see if there is anything you missed. Make some notes about what worked for you and what didn’t work. Start your gift list for next year. Then keep the Holiday Control Journal in a safe place so you can refer to it when you need it. I keep mine in with my Regular Control

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…ly – Swish and swipe Monthly Habit: August – Laundry Monthly Habit: September – Before-bed Routine Monthly Habit: October – Paper Clutter Monthly Habit: November – Menu Planning Monthly Habit: December – Pampering Homeschool Control Journals How to Use a Calendar New/Most Popular Links Payroll FlyBaby Tips and Testimonials Pinterest Press Kit 2011 Columns Column 47 – Soup Saves Money! By The FlyLady, Marla Cilley Column 48 – Christmas…

How Does the Holiday Control Journal Work?

…t do the Holiday Control Journal and after the holidays go back to the other Control Journal. Thanks Sarah from Maine Dear Sweet Sarah, You are thinking too hard about this. It is not about one or the other. Our Free Holiday Control Journal is an event planner. Your every day Control Journal is a guide to making your home run peacefully. In the Holiday Control Journal, I have tried to think of every question so that you can answer to get ready…

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FLYing with School Age Children

…and he doesn’t complain because it’s only a short time. He has trouble keeping his room clean, and I told him I’m going to do a 27 fling boogie every week in his room until he has an amount of stuff he can control. FLYbaby in California 54. Dear Flylady Team, My 11 year old has a three-ring-binder control journal with just three pages. They are her short, simple routines for morning, for after school and for bedtime. Her…

Payroll FlyBaby Tips and Testimonials

…peace I am finding with FlyLady. I have always been a payroll FlyBaby and until I found FlyLady and realized the value of routine I was a complete stressed out mess. My house was always in disarray and I felt totally out of control. Since my husband has 2 jobs, and is up at 4am every day, I didn’t want to put any housework burdens on him. FlyLady has given me the tools I need to have peace of mind and to be in control of my life….

Homeschool Control Journals

…Homeschool TEACHER Control Journal Homeschool STUDENT Control Journal  …

September Habit #7 I Missed The Peaceful And Orderly Start

…car because it was all loaded properly and secured. The only thing in the front seat was US!!!! Your regular Control Journal is amazing (literally life changing, God bless you!), but people need to know how amazing the other Control Journals are! I enjoyed this trip so immensely because it did not begin with a lot of stress! I did not forget ANYTHING in my bag, AND I didn’t overpack! (That is a big deal for me!) I had to make some…

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FLYing Lesson: Building Your Own Control Journal

…r. You cannot build a control journal overnight. It takes a while, and even when you think it is done, you will find that you may change your routines once in a while to make them better and more efficient. Go slow — build a control journal that works for you! These are 15 steps to help you build your own control journal. Work on only one at a time; they don’t necessary need to be done in the order given. Work on the section that interests…

Congratulations! You are a CEO

…ll begin to look realistically at what we spend, what we have, and what we need, where we are and where we go with this knowledge! I will not overwhelm you! We will take babysteps! Your finances did not get messy over night and your debt is not going to get cleared up in a day! Are you ready let knowledge give you the power to FLY? FlyLady ******************* We have lots of FREE Control Journals to help you. The FACE Control Journal is to help…

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October Habit #3 Never Take a Control Journal for Granted

…e, this is the ultimate testimony to how a control journal can save your life and sanity when it’s truly needed. Thank you for providing the instructions for this precious addition to my household. I will never take my control journal for granted! Flying in Mass., Amber FlyLady here, The Control Journal is the tool that helps you sort through what you need to do to fling the CHAOS and the clutter. This is your guide to blessing yourself…

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Control Journal, Step 2: Basic Set up

…oing to give you specific instructions for putting together your control journal. Up to a point. I want this to be your control journal, not mine. This is very personal.” – FlyLady These are the dividers for your control journal. As you progress through the 15 steps, you will gradually fill each section of your control journal. Remember: baby steps and keep it simple! Daily routines and reminders – this is where you list all your…

How Do I Gain Control of my Office?

…on at my house but I don’t have an office or a desk. I have my favorite chair and a footstool. Oh and I can’t forget my ever growing hotspots that are my end tables. I have to police them daily. I keep my Office Control Journal on the arm of my chair and my notebook on the other arm. I put together an Office Control Journal for you too and it is on our website. We all have busy lives. We just need to capitalize on small increments…

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Control Journal, Step 12: Address Book

…ady to make the entries. Then from time to time on your desk day (which you planned for in Step 11), you can enter the information. As you run across the tiny pieces of paper with addresses you want to keep, put them in your control journal. This does not mean get sidetracked from your task at hand of decluttering or whatever you are doing at the time; simply set them aside on your desk to add the next time you work on your control journal. If…

One, Two, Three Steps to Fly

…rol Journal as your Check List for Take Off! Are you ready to FLY with your Control Journal as your Personal Flight Plan! FlyLady FlyLady here; Holiday Cruising Mission are being sent out daily. Go download your free Holiday Control Journal. We have a Red Office in a Bag for your Holiday Control Journal Think Clutter Free Gifts this Season! Get Your Calendars (mini and regular) ordered today! Get your Calendars and Rags now. Use Coupon Code…

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FLYing with Homeschoolers

…wo rooms picked up and in order first thing in the morning are crucial to us having a good morning doing school work. – Flying in NY I am a homeschooling mom of 5. Ages range from 4 to 12. They each have their very own Control Journal. Their journals have all the same sections as mine, but the tasks in them vary to accommodate for their ages…. For example: Wesley (4) One of his jobs 3 times a day is to take a small laundry basket…

Do You Have a Job Hunting Control Journal?

…me. I am not dumb, I just learn a little different way. That is when I remember my friend Karen Kohlhaas. She recommends FlyLady to the actors who take her class. Why FlyLady Works This got me to thinking about a Job Hunting Control Journal. When you get rid of your clutter, establish routines and release your perfectionism, you will find that adding another section in your Control Journal is easy. Just break down the Job Hunting process into…

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College Student Control Journal

…s doing things for you. Growing up your room was probably a problem for your Parents. They are not here to nag you ever day. With these pages I am going to help you to get things done without having to be told by your mom. You deserve to have a room that helps you to be successful in your college endeavors. Don’t have Acrobat reader? Get it here . College Student Control Journal PDF College Student Control Journal Word Doc  …

One, Two, Three Dance of Kindness

…r routines. It also helps others to see exactly what has to be done in a home. When you keep your routines in a sheet protector, you don’t have to rewrite them every day or print them out from our Flight Plan. Use your Control Journal as your Check List for Take Off! Are you ready to FLY with your Control Journal as your Personal Flight Plan! This is a great way to be kind to you! FlyLady If your perfectionism has gotten in the way of you…

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Control Journal, Step 15: Emergency Numbers

…ea, then list the numbers of the sheriff, police, and fire departments. List the names and phone numbers of your family doctors: Pediatrician General Practitioner Specialized doctors (such as OB/GYN, eye doctor, etc.) Poison Control Center Hospital Veterinarian You may need them to meet you at the emergency room or work you in for a simple stitch or two! Your spouse’s contact information (cell number, work number) as well as your own in…

Control Journal, Step 13: FlyLady’s Tools

…rections for decluttering your home and getting started. You can find all of this information in the FLYing Lessons. If you have not finished reading the lessons and the Getting Started section, you may have missed some of our special tools. Things you might want to include in this section are the tips for not getting sidetracked, crisis cleaning tips, and how to plan for vacations. Print these pages out and include them in this section of your…

Control Journal, Step 10: Master Grocery List

…ay. Do you have a master grocery list? This is your next page for the Menu/Grocery List section of your control journal. This is just a beginning exercise to develop your personal master Grocery List. Put this list into your Control Journal, even if it is unfinished. You can add to it at any time. Slide it into a sheet protector and you can just highlight the items you need. Below is a list of subject headings. Take some time to brainstorm the…

Control Journal, Step 3: Before-Bed Routine

…nt to start after dinner, then go right ahead. Put this routine on a yellow piece of paper if you have it, if not don’t worry about it. Pam and Peggy had yellow for their daily cards. It looks bright and cheery in your control journal” – FlyLady The Before-Bed Routine is the key to jump starting tomorrow. This is just an example of how the Before-Bed Routine is used as a check list to make sure everything is done to make the morning…

How Do I Best Use My Office in a Bag

…If you use the Office in a Bag to hold your FlyLady Control Journal; it will lie flat on your kitchen counter. It also has an attached bookmark; if you want to mark a spot! The red Office in a Bag is festive for your Holiday Control Journal. It is a great color for your Emergency Control Journal to hold your important copies of papers that you might need if you have to evacuate. All you have to do is spot the Red Bag, where you keep it and grab…

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Do You Have a Job Hunting Control Journal?

…me. I am not dumb, I just learn a little different way. That is when I remember my friend Karen Kohlhaas. She recommends FlyLady to the actors who take her class. Why FlyLady Works This got me to thinking about a Job Hunting Control Journal. When you get rid of your clutter, establish routines and release your perfectionism, you will find that adding another section in your Control Journal is easy. Just break down the Job Hunting process into…

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Control Journal, Step 11: Basic Weekly Plan

…es, you’ve completed a whole section of your control journal. Take a divider and label it “Routines” to mark the spot. The next step we’ll do is add our Basic Weekly Plan. In Step Two of building your Control Journal, you put seven blank pages (labeled for each day of the week) in the Weekly section. These pages are for your Basic Weekly Plan. I want you to think about everything that needs to be done during a full week…

Control Journal, Step 6: Detailed Cleaning List

…ht now is to go to the Current FLY Zone and select “FlyLady’s Detailed Cleaning List.” This is where you can find FlyLady’s detailed cleaning list for the current zone. Print it out and add it to your Control Journal under the Zones Divider. The current zone changes every week, so you will have to go back to the Current FLY Zone five times to get your copies of the Detailed Cleaning Lists for all five zones. Don’t…

Control Journal, Step 7: Pantry List

…Do not go out and buy all the things on your pantry list at once; it takes months to build up a pantry. Slowly buy your supplies over time, starting with those you use the most. Take this list, edit it, print it out for your control journal, and put it in the menu and grocery list section. This way you’ll have a running list of everything you like to have in your household! Baking Supplies: Baking powder; baking soda; sea salt; cocoa or…

You Have a Job Hunting Control Journal?

…me. I am not dumb, I just learn a little different way. That is when I remember my friend Karen Kohlhaas. She recommends FlyLady to the actors who take her class. Why FlyLady Works This got me to thinking about a Job Hunting Control Journal. When you get rid of your clutter, establish routines and release your perfectionism, you will find that adding another section in your Control Journal is easy. Just break down the Job Hunting process into…

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Clutter is Stealing Your Money

…shes. Are you ready to FLY into good fortune? Eliminate your clutter and bless others with your abundance. FlyLady We have some free control journals to help you gain control of your office. Here is a link to all of our FREE Control Journals. We have a great tool to hold your Control Journals; we call it an Office in a Bag. We are going to blow out our Car Dusters at $5.00. Our guys really love these dusters. So if you have men on your Christmas…

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October Habit #5 So Much Easier

…I have been really working hard at eliminating several boxes of paper. Funny this week its been control journals, emails, fly poems and testimonials since 1999. (1 – 6 litre large plastic tote bucket) I am making extra control journals of the 3 or more copies over the years of zones, decluttering, missions, etc. They will be control journals for my dear nieces. My girls saw me fly over the years and are starting to follow my example….

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Congratulations! You’re a CEO

…lists, but we are not really good at implementing these plans. We are going to do all of this one BabyStep at a time. Here is what you are going to need: pen/pencil, paper, and your control journal! Now isn’t this fitting: a control journal for gaining control over our spending habits. Put the paper in your control journal, and with our financial FLY Bys, we will begin to look realistically at what we spend, what we have, what we need, where we…

Making Your Vacation Get Away is Easy

…ists, but we are not really good at implementing these plans. We are going to do all of this one babystep at a time. Here is what you are going to need! Pencil, paper and your control journal! Now isn’t this fitting: A control journal for gaining control over our spending habits. Put the paper in your control journal and with our financial FLY Bys we will begin to look realistically at what we spend, what we have, and what we need, where…

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Column 6 – Are You in a Juggling Act by The FlyLady, Marla Cilley

…voice and help this part of us grow up and quit fighting the adult part of us. When we can embrace with love the parts of us that are scared, looking for love, respect and kindness; we can let go of our need to always be in control or look like we are in control and finally merge our adult and hurt little child into a happy person who is FLYing! Finally Loving Yourself, all parts of you, is the key to making peace with all those faces. For more…

Dancing on The FLY

…r routines. It also helps others to see exactly what has to be done in a home. When you keep your routines in a sheet protector, you don’t have to rewrite them every day or print them out from our Flight Plan. Use your Control Journal as your Check List for Take Off! Are you ready to FLY with your Control Journal as your Personal Flight Plan! FlyLady If your perfectionism has gotten in the way of you building your Control Journal; I have a…

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How Do I Get Control of the Clothes?

…ady, I have so much clutter I don’t know what to do. My daughter and her three kids live with my husband and I. While we love their company, they bring added clutter to our already cluttered place. What can I do to get control over the clothes? I feel I am washing clothes every day and getting nowhere. I need a flight plan! I am not an organized person and have spent my life wishing I was. Your swish and swipe plan was great for me and my…

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November Habit #3 Menu Planning – Taking Control of Food Allergens

#3 Menu Planning – Taking Control of Food Allergens Dear FlyLady, First of all, I have to tell you what a HUGE difference you have made in my life! My husband has decided that he will be a good FlyBaby and has taken over the laundry! My whole family pitches in for “Family Blessing” time every Saturday. It truly is a family blessing because they all take pride in their work and their home and it only takes 10 minutes! I am a…

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Food For Thought: Portion Control

…to talk about a classic weight loss secret that seems to be totally ignored by so many. Probably because it’s not sexy or considered a “hack” or is geeky enough to grab an ohh or an ahh from anyone. I’m talking about portion control. It’s that simple, but don’t freak out! I’m not talking about weighing food, counting calories, grams, fiber, carbs, etc. I’m talking teaching your body to understand how much you need and eating that amount, period….

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Be Kind to You

…t ourselves with the love that we extend to our children and our grandchildren. When we can embrace with love the parts of us that are scared, looking for love, respect and kindness; we can let go of our need to always be in control or look like we are in control and finally merge our adult and hurt little child into a happy person who is FLYing! Finally Loving Yourself, all parts of you is the key to making peace with all those faces. I love…

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How Do I Get Control Of The Clothes?

…ady, I have so much clutter I don’t know what to do. My daughter and her three kids live with my husband and I. While we love their company, they bring added clutter to our already cluttered place. What can I do to get control over the clothes? I feel I am washing clothes every day and getting nowhere. I need a flight plan! I am not an organized person and have spent my life wishing I was. Your swish and swipe plan was great for me and my…

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