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It had everything I needed as well as things I didn’t realize I needed.

Posted by Cristina Langley on 8th Jan 2019

For three years I had been trying to plan. I tried using the bullet journal system, I tried using the happy planner, as well as some others. Nothing seemed to work for our family. My husband has PTSD and a TBI and my teenager is autistic, I also have a five year old, three dogs, a cat and … read more

If I didn't write it down, I'd forget it

Posted by Cassandra Celeste on 8th Jan 2019

After 2 kids, I became so scatterbrained - if I didn't write it down, I'd forget it. However, even after I'd write something down, I couldn't find the piece of paper. Enter Pinterest and a pin about this life-changing planner. Oh my gosh - it's like Melinda read my mind about everything I always wa … read more

Does anyone really have all their chickens in row?

Posted by Trudy Newey on 8th Jan 2019

Is it just me or do we all need a little help when it comes to running a home/family? Does anyone really have all their chickens in row?I am usually a hot mess when it comes to organization, but this planner turned a lot of that around for me! I was a SAHM with small children and too many … read more

Being a mom is a tricky balance

Posted by Kim Sabin on 8th Jan 2019

I have loved using my new planner. I am so much more organized with family, church calling, activities, fitness, school work, and my doula business.Before I felt like a complete mess. If only I would have known about this great planner sooner. I was a Primary President the past three years and this … read more

This planner has changed my life

Posted by Shauna Jackson on 8th Jan 2019

Hi I have never been a planner person but this planner has changed my life. I got the first one when I was wandering through the BYU book store. I fell in love! It then become my log for work. My parent time tracker. It become my notes for Sunday school. It become my companion!! I recommend this to … read more

I enjoy how everything is in one book

Posted by Patricia Loptson on 8th Jan 2019

I became a Mormon with my family in 2013. But I always struggled with the stress of being Mormon. All the other Moms seemed so perfect and had it all together. So many times we have stopped attending church because of moves and feeling inadequate again. But i felt like this planner always put me bac … read more

I LOVE LOVE LOVE my planner

Posted by Ruth Isaacson on 8th Jan 2019

One thing i noticed after i started using my planner is that things started getting done! I didn't always finish everything on my list but i was accomplishing way more than i was before. I have been able to prep for baby way before birth and spread out the tasks within a month before inste … read more

It gives me a sense of order in the chaos that is my wonderful life.

Posted by Allie Wadsworth on 8th Jan 2019

Hi, I'm Allie, and I need a vacation!When I was eighteen, in 2011, I had my first daughter, Ivy, at 24 weeks gestation. She was 1lb 4oz, 12 inches in length. She had a 117 day NICU stay, heart surgery, and eye surgery. She survived the NICU, but was left permanently disabled, both cognitively and ph … read more

​Because of this planner...

Posted by Melisa Keenan on 8th Jan 2019

Because of this planner, last year we actually held family council consistently for the first time ever!!!! I would keep notes throughout the month in the planner and then we actually remembered what we wanted to talk about! It has been such a blessing to our family!It also helped me keep track of f … read more

With the planner I am able to have the game plan

Posted by Jeneal Stewart on 8th Jan 2019

I am a working mother to a very busy 20 month old little boy. Working and trying to balance being a wife and mother can present it's challenges at times. I am also a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, which brings it's own responsibilities as well. I tried using my phone to t … read more

I love my planner so much that I show everyone.

Posted by Jessica Sieverts on 8th Jan 2019

I have medical issues which cause me to be forgetful. Like, what was I saying? That kind of forgetful. Lol!!  The planner allows me to write everything down so I don't forget anything important. I love my planner so much that I show everyone. I have gotten my mother using them, and both of my d … read more

I couldn't believe what I was missing.

Posted by Ruth Kent on 8th Jan 2019

Imagine the soul crushing pressure of having 3 kids, working out as a substitute teacher, deciding to sign up for online school(full time non the less), and then finding out you're pregnant. Being busy wasn't even close to how I was or what I was going through.Not only that but I was just assigned b … read more

This planner is my saving grace.

Posted by Heather Vincent on 8th Jan 2019

Six years ago I was blessed with the birth of my 3rd baby. This sweet boy was born with achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism. The first two years of his life was spent in many, many doctors appointments, MRIs u dear general anesthesia bc they were 2 or 3 hour long MRIs, sleep study’ … read more

​As a homeschooling Mom of 3 and Foster Mom to many, I have an extremely busy schedule

Posted by Jessica Wilcox on 8th Jan 2019

As a homeschooling Mom of 3 and Foster Mom to many, I have an extremely busy schedule. With as many as 7 therapies in a week, plus many people who visit the foster children in our home, and the kids visiting their biological families. Not to mention the schools work and extracurricular activities th … read more

I wrote reminders to breathe

Posted by Susan Cheatham on 8th Jan 2019

Hi! I'm Susan, a mom to 5, a grandma to 6 and a widow of 4.5 years. My life is CRAZY! Most days I feel like I'm running from point A to point z. Between working full time, being active in my church calling and watching my kids/grands grow up, I was constantly missing appts, and knew I needed to … read more

My most exciting and life changing project ever

Posted by Kaley Andersen on 8th Jan 2019

Last year's planner was my most exciting and life changing project ever. At the beginning of the 2018 year, I decided that I wanted to be more happy (not that I'm not happy or anything, but I wanted to be more genuinely happy with myself, for other people, and just focus less on negative things). Us … read more

A positive little book to have at my side at all times

Posted by Tana Williams on 8th Jan 2019

Before planning I was very proud if myself that I could keep all dates, times, and meetings in my head. I had two kids and thought I could take on the world. Well........then I became pregnant with my 3rd. Lol. I had prego brain left and right, I couldn't remember a single thing so I talked to … read more

A great reminder for me of where I have been and how much I have overcome to get to where I am.

Posted by Natalie Chester on 8th Jan 2019

I have always loved to use a planner. From the time I was little my mom said she would fight me to go to sleep because I would be awake color coding and drawing out my schedule for the next day. As I grew up I found comfort in planners. The pencils, erasers, and the pens! Oh the pens! In middle and … read more

​I am a scatter brain, so planners are my JAM!!

Posted by Heather Anderson on 8th Jan 2019

I am a scatter brain, so planners are my JAM!! I am completely lost without some form of planner, but when I started using the Mothers Who Know planner, my life changed. I was able to plan out meals better, keep track of different activities for kids, know what schedule the husband was working, an … read more

My obsession with calendars and planning started in about 3rd grade.

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 8th Jan 2019

I know a lot of moms who started using planners and calendars after their kids were born. Not me. I think my obsession with calendars and planning started in about 3rd grade.Several years ago, I was digging through a box of old papers at my dad’s house, and I came across what might have been my very … read more