8 Calendars to Keep Your Family Organized
With this all-inclusive organizer from See Jane Work in your corner, you just might be able to juggle everything after all. Every sheet is organized by the days of the week and includes a section for your to-dos. Pad comes with 50 sheets.
To buy: $10, seejanework.com.
2011 Academic Great Big Wall/Desk Calendar
Most wall calendars are so tiny you can barely write anything in each little box. But this version by Paper Source is giant-sized (24¾ inches by 19¼ inches), so you actually have the space to record all of your multiple obligations (sigh).
To buy: $30, paper-source.com.
Mini 2010-2011 SmartDate Set
Instead of buying a new agenda year after year, invest in a compact, efficient system from Russell and Hazel and just refill it with new pages when necessary. The handsome linen binder has a dry-erase interior and is available in a variety of colors.
To buy: $60, russellandhazel.com.
Mom’s Ultimate Family Organizer: A One-Stop Planner for Busy Moms
This binder from Chronicle Books isn’t just any old planner. It’s practically a parenting handbook with sections devoted to everything from planning birthday parties and filing teacher’s notes to tear-out to-do lists and sticky notes.
To buy: $25, amazon.com.
Magnetic Monthly Calendar
Thanks to this dry-erase calendar from the Container Store, no date is ever set in stone (until you want it to be). The 15-square-inch board is mountable and has a magnetic surface for posting notes. Available in lime and periwinkle.
To buy: $20, containerstore.com.
The ultimate organizer for the type-A personality: a customizable command center from Pottery Barn that adapts to your family’s needs, whether those include a weekly meal planner, a mail bin, or even a LCD screen for downloading music, photos, and videos.
To buy: Components start at $12, potterybarn.com.
Personalized Family Activity Calendar
Admit it: For the most part, your kids have a busier social calendar than you do. Hang the Grandinroad scheduler on the fridge (it has magnets on its back) to help you keep track of where every member of the family needs to be. Includes two pads of 30 sheets.
To buy: $35, grandinroad.com.
Magnetic Dry Erase 3 in 1 Board
Board Dudes’ wall-mounted calendar is the perfect addition to a home office. It‘s dry-erase, so you’ll be able to easily add any last-minute appointments, includes a red magnet to signal a big day, and has a built-in corkboard where you can tack up important memos.
To buy: $26, organize.com.
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