Happy Halloween! Are you ready to celebrate?

Ready or not, Halloween is here! Last week we talked about planning ahead for Halloween to avoid the last minute headaches. Hopefully, you made the time to do the prep work for costumes and classroom treats and are now enjoying the feeling of being prepared and, actually, ready to enjoy a fun evening with your […]

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Tips to get the kids out the door in morning

It’s the middle of October and you’re still having trouble getting your kids out the door in the morning.  Here are a few tips that may make the morning run a little smoother. Make a morning to-do list. You can post it in the kids’ bathroom for quick reference in the morning. Let me tell […]

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Even Halloween requires some organization

Are you ready for Halloween? Make a plan. Create one list of what needs to be done and another of what you need to buy or borrow. Here are a few items to consider. Do your kids have Halloween costumes picked out? The best costumes are often homemade, and no, I don’t necessarily mean hours […]

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Lost and Found Basket helps organize your home and teach a lesson

  “Everything should have a home.”  You hear that from professional organizers all the time, but the reality is things don’t always get placed in their “home”. If that sounds familiar, a lost and found basket may help your home. At my house there always seems to be a few items that just don’t make […]

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How to Tackle a Cluttered Closet

Do you have a closet that is filled to the max?  Most everyone says yes to this question because if you have space, you tend to fill it up. Next question: Are you ready to clean out your closet? Then, we are ready to help. Remove everything! (Trust us, it’ll be worth it). As you […]

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It’s not too late to make this school year an organized one!

It’s hard to believe, but most schools have been in session a full month now and students will be receiving mid-term reports soon. If your child seems to be struggling with managing homework, it might be time to help them get organized (or reorganized) for a successful school year. Minimize Distractions.  A huge obstacle to […]

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Kids’ bathroom: simplified and organized

A kids bathroom can be a lot of fun to decorate and organize, but if you have kids sharing a bathroom it can sometimes become a new “fight zone” in your home. There a few organizing techniques you can implement to reduce the fighting and make getting ready easier for everyone. Color Code Everything. The towels, toothbrushes, hair brushes, combs. […]

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Homework: Get organized to make homework time easier!

School is in full swing now for most of you. Have you encountered any homework battles yet? If so, here are a few ways  you can help your child get organized to make homework time easier. Minimize Distractions. Distractions are a huge obstacle when it comes to homework. One of the best things you can do for […]

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Mornings: mastering the school morning routine

It’s important to start the school year off with a good morning routine. What most people don’t realize is that good morning routine starts the evening before. In order to mater the school-morning routine, you might need to reevaluate your child’s bedtime routine as well and add in a few tasks that prep them for the next day. […]

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Back-to-school offers a fresh start!

Whether school has started or not, back-to-school time is the perfect time to get your children’s rooms and routines in order. Having an organized room and a place for school items can help keep them on track during the school-year. A refresher: The first step is a reminder that all parents need to hear occasionally. […]

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