Are you a busy mama? Me, too. I hear your struggle. I have a one kiddo in school and one still at home with me, a business I’m running and a home to manage. It’s a lot of work, you guys!
I know we are all doing our very best. We’re trying to stay half-way organized, in control and living a happy life. It can be hard. So I wanted to gather up all of my favorite tools for controlling the chaos as a frantically busy mom. Because sometimes little things can make such a big difference! (some affiliate links included)
I’ve broken down all of my favorite things by category. Take a look around and try one or two!
Home Management & Organization
Make Over Your Mornings – This great program is all about creating a morning that is in line with your life, your strengths, your family’s needs, and your unique situation. It includes a workbook, projects and videos but will only take you investing about 15 minutes a day.
Emily Ley Simplified Planner – These planners were specifically designed for and by a busy mom. Their mission is to inspire women to organize, simplify, and carve white space for the good stuff of life. Oh, and they are beautiful.
Home Management Binder – Grab your favorite binder and these great printables to get everything in organized into one place. This includes things like calendars, password trackers, debt trackers, and so much more.
Healthy Kids, Inc. – This is an amazing meal planning tool for busy moms with picky eaters. That’s me! Its the he first meal planning tool that helps you with what to cook, how to cook it, and how to get your kids to eat it <— the hard part.
Cozi – Keep your whole families schedule in one place! Track appointments and activities here – even create and share chore lists and grocery lists. You can all update it from any device. This app is free!
Kids Eat Free – Yep, an app that helps you find where kids can eat free today! This app is free!
Chore Monster – A fun way to get your kids to do chores and earn rewards when they’re done. This app is free!
Artkive – If you have stacks of kids art work all over your table this is so genius. Snap a photo of it here then have them printed in a hardcover book so you’ll never lose the memories. This app costs $4.99
Sit or Squat – On the go and your little one needs to potty? This happens to me ALL the time! Keep this app handy so you can find a restroom quick and in a hurry. This app is free!
Other Cool Stuff
Timi & Leslie Bags – The mom bag of all mom bags. These are the ideal diaper bag with pockets and hidden places for everything, then continue to be the perfect bag throughout every age. I am slightly obsessed. There are a bunch of bags to choose from, too.
Pop Clutch – The wallet that will do everything. It has 5 card slots, 1 key holder, 1 pen holder, 1 slim pocket, 1 zippered pocket, 1 passport/bill pocket, 1 buttoned main compartment. Whew! That’s a lot.
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Liz is a just a mom trying to keep it real about how little she sleeps, how often she gets puked on and how much she loves them. You can find her here every day writing about real-mom moments.