4 Ways to Use Your Planner During the Holidays

During the holidays, the demands on your time come from everywhere – preparing your home, keeping up with your family’s schedule, handling end-of-year work projects, and coordinating all the gift giving. Using your planner effectively can help pull all of these demands into a single place, making them easier to manage. Here are a few …

Strategies for Making Your Planner Work Well For You!

 By Patty Gardner I have a planner.  I admit it. I’ve actually had a planner forever.  I can’t function without it and my family will testify to that fact.  When I’ve gone through brief periods of rebellion against using a planner, my life falls apart.  If you have a planner but it isn’t working for …

Welcome to Organized October

As one of FranklinPlanner.com’s longstanding traditions, Organized October is a month dedicated to organization of all types. Starting today, we’ve put up our Organized October Calendar with tips, ideas, and product suggestions for each day of October. And this year, we’re featuring excellent ideas from our full family of sites, helping you organize and enrich …

Change With The Season

If you don’t live in an area where the seasons change, autumn is worth a visit. Colors go from vivid green to bright yellow, orange, read, and finally brown as temperatures glide downward until autumn careens into winter. Changing seasons are impressive. In homage to Mother Nature, we’ve gathered a few things to help you …

Autumn Resolutions

It’s funny how we tend to slice up each year, almost like we’re living life based on the decoration schedule from our 1st grade classroom. We go from summer sun with a bright beach ball to colorful leaves and a football, followed up by the jack-o-lantern and the turkey. By this point of the year, …

Family Scheduling Success

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The beginning of the school year is a great time for a family’s schedule. With new time commitments after a relatively unstructured summer, it focuses the family’s attention back on daily patterns and schedules. If you do it right, updating your family scheduling in the fall can become a recurring habit of organizing your life.  …