The best way to reduce chaos in your life is to use a calendar!
As part of your Before Bed Routine:
In order to help teach your family how to use a calendar they need to see you use one!
Top 10 Calendar Tips:
#10. Put your calendar in a prominent place for all to see
#9. Use stickers to make it fun
#8. Post things on the calendar using the “DO IT NOW” Principle
#7. Color Code each family member; Pencil or colored address label
#6. Check your calendar as part of your Before Bed Routine
#5. Check your calendar again during your Morning Routine
#4. Check your calendar once more at lunch just in case
#3. Once a week synchronize it with all your family members
#2. Use address labels to cover up changes or mistakes
And the #1 Calendar Tip is:
Make a rule; If it’s not on the calendar it will not happen!
It is just that easy!
I want to know that you have checked your Calendar! Send me an email to FlyLady@flylady.net with CALENDAR CONTROL CENTER in the subject line! I would also love to get pictures of your Calendar Control Center!
We have a great calendar that is big enough to hold your whole family’s activities! Check it out! You are going to love it!
This is a large, spiral- bound calendar (Size: 14 by 21 inches when open) with large squares (Squares 1.75″ x 3.125″) that make it very easy to see, even from across the room.