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Family Organization Tips

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Family Organization Tips is a blog written by our team from our own experience.

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Chore Ideas for Small Children

Lisa - January 4, 2023

Even small children can help around the house. Try teaching these simple chores to your little one so they can join the rest of the family in organization.

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Organizing Your Task Organizer

Lisa - December 7, 2022

Using numbers in your task organizer can help you keep even better track of what needs to get done. Check out our examples and try it for yourself.

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Using Family Tools Wish Lists

Lisa - November 2, 2022

Family Tools wish lists are great for organizing ideas for gifts and sharing them with others. Here are some tips on creating and using them most effectively.

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Organizing Your Family - Where to Start?

Lisa - October 5, 2022

Get your family organization started by listing out problems to solve, then brainstorming solutions together. Make sure to involve the right tools, such as paper calendars and digital reminders.

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School Project Planning

Lisa - September 7, 2022

School projects take a lot of time and effort. Start by laying out the steps and due dates involved, then work through them at a steady pace, using reminders to help. With some planning and discipline, any student can succeed at these projects.

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Setting Up a Good Digital Recipe Book

Lisa - August 3, 2022

A well-organized recipe book can streamline meal planning and cooking. Digital recipe books work best when lots of recipes are added, and also tagged in ways that make them easy to find. Each recipe's ingredients and instructions should also be written clearly.

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Plan a Family Get-Together

Lisa - July 6, 2022

Stay organized while planning a family party. Set a date with plenty of communication, lay out the tasks to do and decisions to make, and delegate tasks to others to help relieve your burden. Family Tools can help you track assignments in your immediate family as well as ask for help from extended family.

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How Plans Reduce Stress

Lisa - June 15, 2022

A little organization can go a long way to help reduce the stress of big events and projects, such as a family camping trip. Family Tools' Plans is designed to break these into smaller, more manageable pieces while keeping them connected. Each plan can be viewed on a dedicated page or within the app's other sections for easy day-to-day access.

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Family Time Spent Well (Part 2)

Lisa - June 1, 2022

Use calendars and task trackers to put your priorities into action. Determine what your family spends too much time on, as well as what you'd like to do more. Then rely on the tools you've set up to make them happen.

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Family Time Spent Well (Part 1)

Lisa - May 18, 2022

Help your family spend their time well by establishing priorities. Think about what's important to your family, what activities require more time, and how to balance different needs. Communicate openly and respect different opinions as you determine what you really value and what to spend your time on.