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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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Tips for a successful college search

The college search is a real opportunity for children to exert their independence.  But when a child starts their quest for the perfect college they may go into information overload.  There will be information about each college they are considering, the different degrees available, scholarships, financial aid, application processes and much more.  So much information […]

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Kids’ art: Do you save or toss?

Do you live with a budding artist?  You know, the one who always has a picture for you to hang on the refrigerator?  The art (and the artists) are mighty cute, but you can’t keep all the art so what do you do with it? Let’s begin with the end in mind.  What is your […]

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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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