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Mom Spot: Time Saving Tip Tuesday

Summertime has it's share of busyness, just like any other time of the year. You have lessons and games to attend. There are parties and camp-outs, and the mundane tasks that never end like grocery shopping and paying bills. Moms, we spend an awful lot of time in the car which got me thinking: our cars are really like a mobile room of our homes.

So today's time saving tip is one that although I'm sure someone has documented somewhere, sometime, is a tip that I have created myself. So here it is:
Stock and organize your car as an office on wheels

I think I shared in a recent post that I will often keep a magazine handy for when I have a few minutes waiting somewhere. Imagine if you had even more resources at your fingertips in the car? You already have a cell phone, I'm sure. That can keep you busy enough.  But a small shoebox-size container could have a few key items to keep you on top of your schedule and social contacts. In the container, keep a second copy of your address book, school directories, and other lists of contacts you may have. Add pens, stamps, stationary and envelopes. Suddenly, you can be working on thank you notes or the next PTO project while your waiting to pick-up from soccer practice. 

Every minute matters. Every mom knows that. So, how do you make the most of your time in the car?

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