10 Small Changes That Can Transform Your Life

2. Switch to a shared calendar

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Heather Schisler created a Google calendar so that she and her husband can keep track of their busy household (three kids). The calendar reminds them by text of events and obligations.

School programs, appointments, work-related travel, homework assignments — it’s all there, and then some. “Without (the calendar) I would really be lost,” she says in a post called “12 Hacks for Using Google Calendars.”

Put it all on the app, and you’ll never again pay for a missed dental appointment.

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