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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

How do we stay on track??

Well, the honest answer to that would be that we do try to stay on schedule, but most of the time we are a little off.  However, since reading the book, Managers of Their Homes, I have been more inspired to stick to a schedule.  I have posted about this book before, and still love it. 

This is the master schedule that I came up with for me  and the five children.  My husband is not on the schedule, because he goes to work outside of the home.

I used two pieces of poster board and sticky notes.  I decided to use the sticky notes, in case something changed, like an activity, then I could just simply take the note off and replace it with another rather than have to re-do the entire thing. 

I will admit that it did take a while to sit down and come up with the schedule.  It also took a while to get it on my poster boards, but it is worth it.  It is not perfect by any means, but it is a work in progress.  I can already tell there are some things that I want to tweak to make it work better for us, but this is how I attempt to stay sane in this crazy house that I live in.

How do you stay on track during the day??

Linking to:
Works for Me Wednesday
Favorite Things Friday

1 comment:

Crystal said...

totally want this book now!

i have five little ones too. try as i may the schedules always end up out the window after a few months. i need this book and i need this super smart poster board/post it note schedule. like you said, things change and we need to flex!