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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July Recap

We kicked off the Summer with our seasonal newsletter and our seasonal theme: The Power of a Plan. We want to help you discover the power of planning and how it can positively impact your life. To do this, we’ve been sharing a variety of tips and articles that focus on better managing your time. […]

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Organizing hobbies

Our organizing challenge this month is Organizing Hobbies. We’ve also been talking a lot about our summer theme, the Power of Planning. Today, we want to combine these two topics and talk about how to make time in your schedule for hobbies. After all isn’t that the goal of living a more organized life? Don’t we all […]

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May Recap

This month was full of ways to simplify for balance, our theme for the spring. Here’s the May Recap that includes our Monthly Challenge, blogs, Tuesday Twitter Tips, and more! But first…. Here’s what’s coming in June: We’ll share ways to spend more time doing what you enjoy, a couple new helpful checklists, easy ways to make summer activities easier, and tackle organizing […]

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Make time for the good stuff this summer

Summer is the time to slow down, right? It goes too fast and as we mentioned in an earlier post, if you don’t make a plan on how you want to spend it and who you want to spend it with, you’ll blink and it’s gone. Slowing down in our world isn’t easy. It seems […]

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Organizing the Garage

The garage can be a very useful space, but sometimes it becomes a family dumping ground. Since we don’t live in the garage, it’s pretty easy to let  garage organization get away from us. The first step to organizing any garage is always to clean out the things you don’t want or need. If you […]

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Medicine cabinets need spring-cleaning too

As you tackle all of your spring cleaning, it’s good time to clean out the the medicine cabinet and stock up items you’ll need for summer. 1. Sort through all your medicines. 2. Dispose of any medicine that has expired or is no longer needed.  The question comes up quite a bit about the proper way […]

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Simplify For More Time

Sometimes in all the hustle and bustle of family life, we forget to make time for what is really important.  Here are a few ideas on how to simplify and get back some time for your family. Have the family help with the chores. If you have all hands on deck the work will get […]

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