My daughter got real sick and missed quite a bit of school, then we had a few close deaths which ended with my daughter missing a lot of school. I kept a folder of every doctor excuse. Plus a journal of her daily activity at school, sometimes not much in it. but had it. It helped her with her At program for college....
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I set up a Gmail account that is only for our bills.I keep track of everything there. All my bills go there and are not lost in all my other email. I made folders for each bill and folders for things to pay in the next 15 days and the next 30 days. Once I get confirmation that the bill is paid, I put it in the correct folder. One of the best things I've done to keep on track.
I have a daily folder for ongoing projects and things I do every day, a weekly folder for things I do once a week, each item marked for their day of the week, and also a monthly folder. Every morning I review all folders and pick the "must do today" items, then the "might do". Then I do 'em!
Taking 5-10 minutes in the morning to plan the day really helps!
I have 3 teenage children, so we have a busy house! To keep our schedules straight, I bought a composition book. In the beginning of each week, I paste a family schedule into the book. If things changed, we had to write it in the journal. Anything else we needed to communicate could also go in the journal!
Remember to keep journal in a central location!
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