Choosing The Right Planner For A Successful School Year

Choosing a planner that will get you through the rigors of the school year is a personal decision. What works for one person will definitely not work for another. We won’t begin to prescribe the perfect planner for you. Some people find a planner that works for them and they stick with it religiously, while others like to shake things up a bit. If you’re wondering what planner will work best for you, consider your schedule and your workload, … [Continue Reading...]

Planner Quote: August 14, 2017

"We fail far more often by timidity than by over-daring." - David Grayson … [Continue Reading...]

7 Ways to Manage the First Day Mania

By the end of summer break most of us are ready for the steady cadence of school. We’ve improvised long enough. However, we also realize that we’ll miss the relaxed routine where even our scheduled events have room to slip. School and its associated activities have a much tighter grip on our time. So we look forward to the first day of school with eager anticipation and more than a flicker of anxiety. As we watch them climb onto the … [Continue Reading...]

The Franklin Five: August 2017 Checklist

Welcome March! It's time to incorporate more green in your life - the healthy stuff and the lucky stuff. Plan your family budget, give service to someone in need, or plan a play date with your kids or grand kids. Here are some more things to add to your list: August Checklist Pocket Size: PDF August Checklist Compact Size: PDF August Checklist Classic Size: PDF August Checklist Monarch Size: PDF … [Continue Reading...]

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7 Ways to Manage the First Day Mania

By the end of summer break most of us are ready for the steady cadence of school. We’ve improvised long enough. However, we also realize that we’ll miss the relaxed routine where even our scheduled events have room to slip. School and its associated activities have a much tighter grip on our time. So we […]

7 Ways to Manage the First Day Mania

By the end of summer break most of us are ready for the steady cadence of school. We’ve improvised long enough. However, we also realize that we’ll miss the relaxed routine where even our scheduled events have room to slip. School and its associated activities have a much tighter grip on our time. So we […]

Planner Quote: August 14, 2017

“We fail far more often by timidity than by over-daring.” – David Grayson Share with your friends…

Meal Planning Around the School Schedule

We’ve all seen people stopping by the grocery store on their way home from work to purchase the items they’ll need for dinner. There’s nothing wrong with that—we’ve all done that at some point. But you have to admit; last minute shopping gives you even less time to prepare your meal, and less time with […]

Choosing The Right Planner For A Successful School Year

Choosing a planner that will get you through the rigors of the school year is a personal decision. What works for one person will definitely not work for another. We won’t begin to prescribe the perfect planner for you. Some people find a planner that works for them and they stick with it religiously, while […]

Planner Quote: August 7, 2017

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie Share with your friends…

The Franklin Five: August 2017 Checklist

Welcome March! It’s time to incorporate more green in your life – the healthy stuff and the lucky stuff. Plan your family budget, give service to someone in need, or plan a play date with your kids or grand kids. Here are some more things to add to your list: August Checklist Pocket Size: PDF August Checklist […]

Planner Quote: July 31, 2017

“Others can stop you temporarily, but only you can do it permanently.” – Bob Moawad Share with your friends…

Planner Quote: July 24, 2017

“Let’s give the historians something to write about.” – Propertius Share with your friends…

Planner Quote: July 17, 2017

“Don’t agonize. Organize.” – Florence Kennedy Share with your friends…

7 Ways to Help Your Kids Transition to Their School Routine

Summer is a great respite for your kids. It gives them an opportunity to do their own thing on their own time frame. But too much freedom can make it difficult to adjust when the new school year begins. Here are some ways you can help your children transition smoothly into their school routine. 1. […]

Help Your Child Discover Their Planning Style

Planning is a simple skill with enormous benefits. The sooner a person develops the habit of planning, the better they’ll perform in school and in life. Show your kids how you use your planner. Teach them some basic time-management skills to help them see the importance of taking charge of their choices. Determine together what […]

Planner Quote: July 10, 2017

“Reach for your dreams and they will reach for you.” – Hana Rose Zadra Share with your friends…