• POSTED: 09.06.2013
    Family, Get Organized!

    Organize Your Family

    I was a teacher before I became a Professional Organizer, so every fall I have this internal clock that says, “It’s time to organize your family.” I apply it to everything from cleaning up summer beach gear, organizing your office, and getting children ready for a smooth year ahead. Free Resource: The Children’s Job Chart […]

  • POSTED: 09.12.2012
    Family

    6 Keys to Organize Children — and Yourself!

    To organize children (and yourself) for a new school year, it takes more than just buying school supplies and a new pair of jeans! There are ways to help your kids put their best foot forward and keep your sanity at home. Follow these tips and join our Online Class with a Chore Chart and […]

  • POSTED: 01.07.2011
    Family

    Family Time Tips to Stay Ahead

    Effective Family Time Tips How far ahead of your family do you need to be to stay to stay organized? * Toddlers: Be five minutes ahead of them, otherwise your day will begin with a downward spiral as you sleepily eye the messy kitchen and hear your little ones proudly announce: “Mommy, we made breakfast!” […]

  • POSTED: 01.07.2011
    Family, Home Improvement

    Never Tell a Child: “Go Clean Your Room!”

    What?! Yes, that’s right. Telling a child to “Go clean your room” is like telling an adult, “Go clean the garage or the basement!” It is overwhelming. Instead direct your child to one specific task: “Go make your bed,” or “Put away all your clothes,” or “Clean everything off the floor.” Five Steps to a […]

  • POSTED: 01.07.2011
    Family, Home Improvement

    10 Tips to Speed Up Laundry!

    While laundry will be an ongoing part of life, it doesn’t have to be never ending. Here are some tips to stay on track through the most difficult parts, sorting and putting away: 1. Place a wall clock above the washer and dryer. 2. Be ready to move clothes to the next step after thirty […]

  • POSTED: 10.02.2010
    Family, Home Improvement

    15-Minute Kitchen Cleanup

    Cleanup can be done faster than you think. And there are only five steps to complete it in 15-minutes! 1. Clear the table and leave only the centerpiece. Load the dishwasher, collect hand-wash items, and put the leftovers away ASAP. Get the whole family involved to speed up the process. (Time: five minutes) 2. Set […]