One of my absolute favorite things is a binder filled with lined paper, dividers, cover pages, labels. This binder contains all the useful bits of information that I need to refer to. Schedules, medical information, all those goodies that I need a physical copy of in one place so I'm not running around the house wasting time hunting them up.
Since I developed mom brain (and a recurring need for a nap) I can hardly remember what I want to remember, let alone where I may have put something. It doesn't matter what it is; paper, (mine, Hubs, the girls'), an object (my purse, the diaper bag, Turtle's school bag) or a piece of information (medical insurance papers). The second I neeed to do something with it, is the second it grows legs and scurries off to the lost sock dimension.
When I found Fly Lady, I was introduced to Control Journals. As with everything else Fly Lady I adapted it to work for me. 'So smart,' I thought, 'bet no one else has done this!'
To my great delight, when I just was not happy with my control journal, I found a plethora of blogs with their own versions of control journals.