Restock and set up your diaper bag right after you get home, instead of when you’re rushing out the door. And make a list before you go to bed at night so it’s not rattling around in your head.
— Wendy Martin Turley, Toronto
Use your smartphone to make tons of lists. I write things down right away so I'm not stressed out trying to remember everything.
— Ashley Sparkman
When I bake, I use a clip-on timer, so if I can’t hear the one in the kitchen, I’m wearing the other one. Double back-up!
— Holly Schwieger, Bluffton, Alberta
I always forget where I parked my car, which is stressful when toting a crying child or two. Now, I always park as close to a cart-return as possible. That way it narrows down where I need to look for my van and makes it easy to take the cart back.
— Nicole Grady, Peterborough, Ontario
I don’t think it ever went away, lol. I just have my daughter to tell me where things are now.
— Shawtee Genuwyn
Every time I had to remember something, I would put something else out of place, like my wedding band on a different finger, or strap my watch to my right wrist instead of left, to help me remember. It worked quite well.
— Karine Pereira
I bought a big dry-erase board and stuck it on the wall in the hallway between the kitchen and the side door. It's the perfect spot for it because you can’t miss it!
— Marysol Delmar, Ottawa, Ontario
I most definitely had "baby brain." I had Post-it notes EVERYWHERE!! They saved me...most of the time.
— Shannon Blue, Port Coquitlam, B.C.
My iPhone was my BFF during the last half of my pregnancy!
— Carol T. Gomez, Brampton, Ontario
Instead of a grocery list, I sent myself a text message because I always forgot the list going out the door!
— Terri O’Donnell, Boiestown, New Brunswick
I did Sudoku, word games and logic problem games to keep my mind sharp.
— Gina McKenzie-Lodge, Toronto, Ontario
My faithful Blackberry never failed me. Everything goes into it and I have a few notepads and Post-its on my work desk with visual reminders of what I have to do every day.
— Sunhee Gooding, Surrey, B.C.