If you’re just starting to use an organization system, do not get overwhelmed! This video is just to give you an idea of what I do, but the key to staying organized is finding a system that works for you.
Here is a detailed list of each of the sections of my binder and what they contain:
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Inside Binder Pocket: Copy of my Weekly Goal Planner to keep my priorities for the week in plain sight.
I use colored plastic dividers with pockets on both sides in these sections:
Immediate Paperwork: Papers (other than bills) and correspondence that needs to be dealt with ASAP.
Big Picture: Goal Planner with long term goals, Calendars (One Year Planner with birthdays, One Year Planner with seasonal activities like storing winter clothes, swimsuit shopping, spring cleaning) and Schedules (gym class schedules, etc.)
House: Home Project List, important contacts for house related items like warranties, leases, etc.
To Do: Long Term Projects and the papers associated with them
Finance: Bills that need to be paid in the left pocket, Password Keeper for all on-line accounts, budget
Parenting: Divided into sections for each child. Contains personality tests for each of my children (read more here), important medical information, passwords for their online accounts and ideas of things to do with each of them.
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