As a stay at home mom for many years, I was always looking for ways to make my life a little easier.
I’ve always been a checklist person, so once my babies weren’t so little anymore, I took some time to create these official stay at home mom printables for the blog!
I know from personal experience that being a mom is hard work and I’m here to help!
After all, the most important thing in life is family time. But it seems like there is always so much to do that I used to find myself spending all my time spinning my wheels instead of enjoying my children.
That’s exactly why I created these helpful free printables!
Who are these free printables for?
I’m a stay at home mom to three children, and I know the only way for me to keep sane is by being super organized.
Don’t get me wrong – I’m not someone who is naturally orderly. It’s only out of absolute necessity that I had to come up with systems to keep my home (and life) somewhat sane!
I created these stay at home mom printables to help calm the chaos and give direction and purpose to my days at home. Fellow busy moms will appreciate what I mean!
By the way, these aren’t just for stay at home mothers. These printables are meant for anyone who has a chaotic home life, including a working mom or even a stay at home dad.
These free printables will make it easy for you to get your home, finances, and even your meals organized and simpler to do each day.
How to Get These Stay at Home Mom Printables
Grabbing all five of the printables we discussed below is easy! Just click to request any one of the printables below, enter your email address, and follow the instructions sent to you via email.
Once you request ONE of them, you will have access to all of them in my FREE PRINTABLES LIBRARY FOR SUBSCRIBERS.
You do NOT need to request each one individually. Just look for each one in the FREE PRINTABLES LIBRARY using the password in your welcome email.
Free Stay at Home Mom Printables to Download
While I have dozens of printables in my arsenal, I wanted to share some handy homemaking printables that I think every mom needs.
These downloads are a great way to see just how helpful keeping things written down and organized can be!
Free Printable Kids Chore Chart
Speaking of getting the entire family involved, this chore chart is one of the best blank templates out there!
This daily checklist allows you to assign tasks to each child. Once they complete it, they can check the task off.
The kids are motivated to stay on top of their chores because they get a sticker or star for each task completed. You’d be surprised at how well this works, particularly with younger children!
Print out the chart at home, then add it to your fridge. You can either have your child list his or her daily responsibilities in each box, or write it out for them.
Then, give them a time limit throughout the day during which they can complete their chores.
It’s up to you whether or not you set aside time on a certain day of the week or allow them to choose when to complete the task.
I personally like to have them stay on top of their daily tasks so they stay caught up. I’ve found that building extra time for these chores in as part of our daily rhythm really helps!
I also highly recommend choosing age-appropriate chores for your children. This is the best way to set them up for success from the beginning!
Chores can be very simple for young children to keep them motivated. For toddlers I usually add small tasks like:
- brush teeth
- make bed (yes, they can – even if it’s sloppy!)
- set out plates for snack time
- clean up after play time
Older children are responsible for tasks like:
- bringing in and sorting mail
- taking out the trash
- feeding pets
- folding and putting away laundry
Most of these tasks can be completed in less than 5 minutes so they stay on top of their chores and stay motivated to stay caught up. However, any mom knows that many hands truly do make light work…so split up the work!
Free Printable Weekly Meal Planner
This brings me to perhaps my favorite of the free stay at home mom printables! Meal planning has saved me so much money, time, calories, and frustration.
I used to absolutely dread being asked “what’s for dinner?”. Now, my family knows to simply glance at the meal planner and see what’s on the schedule.
Meal planning can feel like a full time job! But this way of doing it is a little different and so much easier. The weekly schedule means I only sit down one time and plan that weeks meals, rather than a month at a time or trying to plan on the fly every day.
By planning out your meals for the week, you ensure that you stay on track with what your family needs and stay within a budget.
Even if the meal is very simple, I write it on the planner. For example, breakfasts are almost always frozen waffles, oatmeal, or fruit.
I also tend to rotate the same meals from week to week. We do Taco Tuesdays almost every week, as well as breakfast for dinner. This is one of the best ways to keep meal planning from taking up too much time.
If you really feel like being creative, you can give yourself one night a week to experiment with a new recipe, but otherwise, there’s really no need to reinvent the wheel!
52 Week Saving Challenge to Print Out
Last, but certainly not least…the saving challenge! Saving money is something I’ve found I have to work at to be intentional. It doesn’t just happen naturally!
When you have kids, there are so many costs involved. They need clothes, food, diapers, school supplies…it goes on and on. That’s not to mention your own needs, your husband’s, or your household.
On top of that, there are so many other things to save for. A few things that come to mind are vacations/travel, new cars, and even college funds for your kids!
Saving money is an important skill that I want to model for my children. While we do have multiple savings account, there’s something about having a tangible reminder the whole family can see!
That’s why I love this easy to use weekly savings printable. It walks you through exactly how much you need to save each week. Once you add the money to your savings jar or bank, you check it off.
By the end of completing this challenge, you will have saved $1,378!
I like doing this challenge specifically for Christmas each year. I find a holiday savings plan helps me not only ensures that I have enough for gifts, but also keeps me on a budget because I know exactly how much I have to spend beforehand. We use part to purchase presents for our kids and extended family/friends, and part to do some fun holiday activities.
You can also save as a family for other goals. One year, we all saved up to purchase family bikes which was so much fun. Another year, we saved for a trip to a theme park for the weekend.
In an age of instant gratification, this savings challenge has been a wonderful tool to help get my kids to think more long term.
This is the perfect way to get your kids excited about savings! Just think of the financial literacy and long term good something like this can do for them.
Bundle of 3 Homemaking Printables (for Finances, Cleaning & Meal Planning)
These are 3 of my favorite printables of all time – they are included in my larger Home Management Success Kit, but I wanted to make these particular ones free because I think they’re so practical.
These printables will help you simplify finances at a glance, keep track of weekly cleaning tasks around the house, and help you plan out a week’s worth of meals.
Feel free to print out as many copies as you’d like!
Use These Printables Over & Over by Printing More Copies
The stay at home mom printables are yours to keep forever. You can use them again and again. No more wasting time looking for ways to get work-life balance or stay on track with a home schedule.
You can either print multiple copies of these printables and toss them once you are done, or you can make them reusable!
The best way I’ve found to do this is by laminating the printed sheets, then using a dry erase marker to add tasks.
Then, you can simply erase the entire sheet, and start again!
Either way, I hope these go a long way towards moving you from operating in survival mode to actually thriving in your role! As a mom, you’re already doing great work – it can be so encouraging to see it all on paper.
Do you want 50+ homemaking worksheets just like these all in one file?
For the mom that loves all things organization I created the ultimate printable planner! I call it the Home Management Success Kit because that is exactly what it does for you.
This set of 50+ printables will help you get more organized with tracking meals, planning cleaning, getting your family’s finances in order with a roadmap on how to do all of these things efficiently for less stress in less time.
These are the printables I WISH I HAD when I was a young mom. Now that my kids are older, I created the resource I always wanted and have them ready for you!
I was tired of having to think so hard about daily and weekly tasks at the same time as managing the lives of 5 people every single day. Stay at home moms may be powerhouses, but sometimes we need a bit of help. This is where the binder comes into play.
It have over 50 pages of printables that are designed to systematically manage your home life so you can mange your well being.
It has been a life saver for me and I like to give it as gifts to my friends that I see struggling. Especially new moms… new moms need all the help they can get until they get their legs under them again.
I hope it helps you as much as it helped me to stay sane.
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