MOM TIP: Keeping Kids Activities Organized

MOM Tip: For as many years back as I can recall I have used a hanging MOM wall calender to record all my kids events, activities and schedules. So, that they could learn to be responsible for their schedules. I used a different color sharpie pen for each child so they could quickly glance at the days ahead and know what they had going on. Each night they could look at this calender and know what they needed to prepare ahead for – Pack the soccer bag, find the dance shoes, make a birthday card for a party they were attending etc. This ONE simple organization tool has helped this mom to run our home a bit smoother each week.

I recently was introduced to a new line of Kid/family calenders that I have begun using in much the same way as the monthly wall calender only this one is week by week, it is personalized with my kids names on it so I no longer have to go hunting for the missing colored sharpie. It even has a magnet so I can keep it on my fridge door easily accessible for my children to check their daily happenings.

It is from the company More Than Paper (, founded in 1999, which is an on-line retailer specializing in personalized stationery and gift items. The company offers well over 10,000 items, most by nationally-known manufacturers and at discount prices. They pride themselves on excellent customer service and attention to detail.

The Kid Calender I am now using to organize my kids is called the

Pen At Hand Stick Figures Jumbo Family Weekly Planner Pad - Vertical

It is 1 pad of 60 sheets. A perfect pad to help keep the family organized! . The pads come with up to 6 characters (heads) at the left side of the pad. And you can even personalize the top of it as well ours says ” The Novotny Family’s Busy Week”
Be sure to stop by More Than paper web site and see all the other great products they sell to simplify our MOM world.

WIN : 24/7 MOMS and More Than Paper are giving away ONE of these Jumbo Family Planner Pads.

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51 Responses

  1. I am a subscriber…would love to win this for my daughter to keep all the activities for my grandkids…thanks for the great giveaway

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