When you’re a mom and have little ones running around, staying organized is the key to success. Keep on top of your game and restore order to your life with these five need-to-have organizational tools.
Created specifically for moms on the run, this super-chic planner helps you seamlessly organize not only your schedule, but up to four of your children’s, too. We love the fact that it also leaves space for jotting down your favorite websites (like SheKnows.com, obviously!), books, movies, music, fashion and more. Plus, it features vacation planning and party prep pages (we all know how critical those are) and a momEssentials pamphlet where you can store all of your family’s confidential information in one place. What more could a mom ask for? (MomAgenda.com, $43)
SHOLDIT clutch wrap
As a mom, sometimes it seems like you just don’t have enough hands to go around (literally)! Your cell phone rings and you rummage through your purse trying to find it, all the while attempting to hold one child and round up the other one. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could free up at least one of those hands for good? With the ridiculously fashion-forward and multi-functional SHOLDIT clutch wrap, you can! A convenient alternative to toting around a handbag, this stylish accessory may look like a regular old scarf at first, but upon closer examination, it actually features two spacious zipper compartments to store all of your necessities. As if that weren’t enough, it can also be worn as a wrap and transformed into a clutch. (SHOLDIT.com, $79)
Your life’s already hectic enough, so you might as well make paying and organizing your bills just a little bit easier. With Digital Postal Mail powered by Zumbox, it’s a total breeze — trust us! All you have to do is visit their website and sign up, and once they verify your home address they’ll contact all of your billers for you. You’ll then get exact digital copies of everything (all bills and statements) delivered straight to your inbox. Plus, you’ll be able to access them forever online, for free, anytime you want!
Tired of having to fumble around in your purse for what feels like forever just to find your keys? When you have kids in tow and need to get out the door fast, this predicament can seriously put a damper on your day. Luckily, with Cle-a-porter, you don’t have to search anymore! This cute key clip lets you attach your keys to your bag so they never, ever get lost. If you don’t want it to show, simply turn it around to the inside of your purse, and you’re good to go. (Cle-a-porter.com, $16)
Shopping for a hungry husband and 2.5 growing kids can be downright exhausting. To help you make sense of some of the madness, download Grocery iQ, a free app that lets you build lists, share them with your spouse and friends, search and save coupons to your grocery loyalty card, get personalized suggestions and more. It even has voice recognition, so you don’t have to type at all!
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