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’ 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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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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