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My husband recommended using a calendar. I explained to him that there is no way that I am ready for a calendar in my planning process. I have yet to even discover what needs to be done for each event, let alone figure out what day I needed to do it! (After 23 years of marriage, he should know I can't find my way out of a paper bag!)
I sat down Sunday night with my daughters, a Sharpie, and a stack of colorful notebook paper. I started a page for every upcoming event. I dumped our thinking on the paper. I listed things we needed to do. I listed what was already done just so I could check some things off! (See "date" on Prom paper... tee hee)
Here's my brainstorming. It's far from a backwards plan, but it's something.
I am hoping to add some dates to the to do lists. I know I have deadlines. Now I have to abide by them!
Wish us luck - we hope to thrive, not merely survive this crazy, exciting month and all the fun and joy May brings!