Organize Your Bills

In my last post, I advised that you opt-out of mailings to reduce paper coming into your home. This week, I want you to take it one step further. Go paperless. Why should you go paperless? Besides helping the environment and decreasing the chances of identity theft, you’ll reduce paper clutter, stop having so many Read More

Make Back to School Less Brutal with Checklists for Kids

It’s back to school time and the transition can be brutal. Remembering what to take out of the house, getting stuff done once you’re home, and getting to bed on time can feel harder at this time of year than any other. Make your family’s life easier by creating checklists. Checklists for What? Introducing checklists Read More

Back to School Organizing

Back to school time can feel chaotic, but it doesn’t have to be chaotic. How do you make the shift? 6 Tips for Back to School Organizing Set an intention. What do you want the start of the school year to look like? To feel like? For your kids and for you? Identify the obstacles to that Read More

Organize Your Summer with Kids for More Fun & Less Stress

If you’re a couple of weeks into summer, you may already be feeling the lack of structure the school year provides. 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 Read More

Time Organizing for Your Whole Life

Time organizing allows you to manage your time so that you get to what’s most important. To do this, get your to do lists onto your calendar as appointments. This way, you schedule tasks rather than leaving them as an ongoing to do that never gets done. Getting your to-do’s on a calendar is a great Read More

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

Declutter Your Email

Clutter is clutter, even if you can’t see it. If you’re logging into your email account and it shows that you have 3,558 unread messages and 7,942 total, you need to declutter your email. Searching through folders and filters to find information you need or saving every sent message is the equivalent of having so Read More

Take Time Off to Organize

When you’re already overwhelmed with your busy schedule and the clutter in your house keeps you from being able to relax at home, organizing is often the item on your to do list that you want to do the least. If your house is driving you crazy, you’re fighting paper piles, the laundry is stacked Read More

Calm Your Space, Calm Your Mind

This time of year gets cluttered very quickly. First, our schedule gets messy. Banks, post offices, and schools close so our time is disrupted. It snows. Maybe the schools call for a snow day or the house just gets an extra layer of water and mud to clean. More stuff keeps coming into the house, Read More