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How to Organize Your Time So Life Feels Manageable

Do you often feel rushed, behind, like you’re not getting the most important things done, or you’re always tired? That’s a sign that you need to organize your time in the same way that you would organize your space. Time management is just like space management. There’s only so much of it and you’ve got to Read More

Canvas Pocket Organizers for Any Area

Canvas pocket organizers are one of my favorite organizing tools. You can use them in any closet for things you might never have imagined! You’re probably thinking shoes or sweaters. Those are definitely the most typical uses and canvas organizers are great for those, but they work to help organize entryways, kids’ rooms, craft supplies, Read More

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Teach Kids to Be Organized This Summer

Summer offers both challenges and opportunities for helping teach kids to be organized. Last week I wrote about how to create a Summer Fun Board  that will mean your kids have more fun than they could ever write about in a “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” essay. You can do more this summer than plan Read More

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Organize Your Summer with Kids

Summer offers many organizational challenges: inconsistent schedules, summer trips, sunset at 9 p.m., camps, playdates, and more. It also gives us a chance to spend more time with the kids, which we hope can be fun instead of a struggle. When you organize your summer, summer fun is more likely. Easy Ways to Organize Your Read More

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Organize Picture Books for Kids

Wrangling books is hard for kids. Why? The books are heavy. They tip. Bookcases have long rows of things that little hands have a hard time balancing. All this to say, typical bookcases can be hard for kids. Besides the coordination involved, beginning readers have difficulty picking out titles in a long line of books. Read More

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Create a Spice Drawer to Organize Your Spices

Organize your spices to make your kitchen easier to use. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to have $20,000 to remodel your kitchen to have organized kitchen cabinets and drawers. In fact, one of the most inexpensive and easy to accomplish organizing projects in the kitchen is to create a spice drawer. Why would Read More

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7 Tips to Teach Kids to Clean Up

Why don’t kids want to clean up? For so many reasons, many of which are really good ones. Understanding their objections makes it easier to teach kids to clean up. Why Kids Don’t Like to Clean Cleaning up makes things harder to find. When toys are on the floor, kids can find and play with them. Read More

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Use Pinterest to Organize Nine Ways

I recently discovered an amazing tool for working with my organizing clients: Pinterest group boards.  If you’re not doing it already, use Pinterest to organize. Whether you’re currently working on an organizing or design project or you’re making a wish list for the future, I highly recommend that you add Pinterest to your planning tools. Read More