Now that my girls have started preschool, the amount of paperwork that enters our house has tripled….school info, homework, birthday party invites, art projects…the list goes on and on. My small inbox that I have for incoming papers is filing up in one night, by the end of the week I have papers spilling out everywhere!
Not only is our paperwork overflowing…so are our schedules! We are now squeezing in all the girls activities in between mine and hubby’s!
Girls After Swim Lessons at YMCA
So, I do believe it is time to revamp our systems! I have been very inspired lately by all the Family Command Center postings, articles, etc. I have a very boring hallway leading to the kitchen from the garage and it would be the perfect spot for a Family Command Center.
Step 1: Decide on the design…here are some of my favorites…
Family Command Center #1
Family Command Center #2
Family Command Center #3
Family Command Center #4
This is an awesome solution for all the girls homework & art projects they bring home….
Family Command Center_Homework Stations
This is so much fun!….not to mention they have all sorts of colors now in chalkboard paint….My favs are supergirl periwinkle and army boy!
Family Command Center_Chalkboard Wall
Family Command Center_Chalkboard Calendar
Love the changeable numbers on this board!
Family Command Center_Bulletin Board
LOVE the look of this compared to a regular bulletin board!
Do you have a Family Command Center? What works for your family? Let me know….
Step 2: Start putting together all the elements of my new FCC…….
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