Did your son or daughter ever imagine that their mother, who has been completely unaware about computers so far, can ever refer to it, and that too every now and then, for every other work? Just surprise them, being computer savvy and see how they absolutely enjoy this new image of their mom.
It is on the weekend that your kids want their mom, to cook something yummy and different for them. Donâ€™t be tired of thinking of new recipes every weekend. Be a different and the best mom ever by serving at their palate new and tasty food on each weekend. Though the idea seems absolutely excellent but you might not be knowing how to go about it! Well, scratching your head will not solve the purpose. Subscribe yourself a Google reader. It will help you discover the joy of innumerable feeds for your search. This is less straining and does not even cost much. Not only for recipes, read about any topic under the sun in Google reader. With a single Google reader at your disposal, you are now exposed to a world of information.
Things that you know and have read about at some point and just vaguely remember are served right in front of you with in depth clarifications that you might be seeking for.
Microsoft one note
Why are you straining yourself with so many spiral hard copies of notepads on your desk? Instead just get yourself a Microsoft one note. One Note is a computerized version of a three ring notebook. It provides you with an organized structure of maintaining notes on different topics at the same time. Lead an organized schedule and maintain a balanced work front and be multi tasking at the same time. Whether it is maintaining a note about your childâ€™s and husbandâ€™s diet or keeping a record of your family expenditure or if you are working, at the same time keeping a track record of your office work flow â€“ all are possible at one go!
Doesnâ€™t this happen quite often when you sit on the computer to do some work and some other household task that needs your attention too, might be distracting your concentration? Or maybe you have to go and pick up your children from school after about an hour and that you are surfing the Internet at the moment you keep on looking at the watch again and again. Such situations bug you since you end up giving proper attention to neither of the two. Here is an easy solution to survive the problem. Search the Google and set an online timer. There are a variety of different times of watches, timers, even a metronome.
How about using an online timer for your kids as well while they are online playing games? This will stipulate their time so that they can come back to studies after playing games. This is indeed one of the easiest ways to be focused on what you are engaged with at present and helps prevent you from being distracted.
Scanning school work
Prove to be a caring mother to your children and make them feel special by going digital! Starting from the first letter that your kid has written and the first line that he has drawn with his painting brush, till the masterpiece created by him, store every art work. Not to make huge efforts, just scan those!
In many educational institutions, students are required to submit a portfolio of their creative works. Start scanning your childâ€™s works and store, if not for educational reference, at least as personal treasures. It is great feeling to see in later days the improvement of your childâ€™s skills starting from his first day of penmanship. You can even make your kid feel special by doing so. It counts for encouragement to your child to remember the skills they have learned and lessons they have accomplished. They can remember when it was difficult to write their name and how after practice the handwriting has become so good at present.
Using outlook tasks
As a home maker have you ever faced such a situation when you have penned down a â€˜to-doâ€™ list on a paper and have invariably misplaced it? You might have just lost it or unintentionally thrown away the piece of paper while cleaning your room; or simply its existence has just wiped off from your memory. Did you ever think that there can be a probable supplement to fight this frustration in you? Let your outlook Tasks become your electronic â€˜to-doâ€™ list.
This method is not only trust worthy and reliable but also by implementing so you make an attempt to conserve paper!
Outlook tasks help you distinguish a task on the basis of its priority and time and date allotment. Similarly you can make a note of your scheduled appointment. If you try to create two appointments at the same time, Outlook will tell you, right below the tool bar, that there is a conflict. However, there will be no conflict message with Tasks.
Make your own writing paper
Often children, who are just beginning to write, face the problem of forming the letters properly on paper. In spite of the guidance and assistance provided by the teachers in school this problem might persist among your child. Why donâ€™t you, being a magician mother, turn your magic wand around and bring your child out of the problem? Teacherâ€™s often use three lined writing paper to teach students how to correctly form their letters. You can find a better way. Create your own writing paper. You will enjoy the flexibility to create your own writing paper by adding as many lines as you wish to the page. This is how you can provide sufficient room to your child to make their writing assignment easier. For making the pages captivating and attractive for your kids, make colorful lines.
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