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The Whiteboard Calendar

I love to be organized, and with four children I have to be. I’ve used a white board calendar for as long as I can remember. I find it therapeutic to redo the calendar every few weeks and keep myself in touch with what’s to come. My family loves it, so we can all make plans accordingly and be on the same page.

Our original white board was perfect for many years. Magnetic with a small cork strip at the bottom to keep import papers. The weekends together threw me off at first, but I quickly got used to it and found it helpful. It was an Amazon purchase that I only paid $16 for at the time. (Found here).

In addition to our Calendar I keep a list on the fridge of all the things that need to happen daily. Not only does this free up space in my brain, but it lets everyone else know what needs to happen so they don’t have to wait for me to tell them. We recently upgraded our white board so I could have this list in the same place. The boxes for the calendar are slightly smaller, but plenty big enough. I love having everything in one spot, and it makes it easy on everyone else to know where to go for information.
This version was more expensive at $38, but worth it for what I needed. (Found here)

I used to just have fun with colors, but now I have a color key. My hope is they subconsciously recognize their colors and it’s easier to find and retain the information they need. This is probably not true at all, but a girl can dream.


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