Organizing Tips

Decluttering, organizing, and cleaning are all linked topics. Cleaning is useless without the decluttering/organizing steps. Scrubbed clutter still looks messy!

Cleaning Tips to Make Life Easier and Great Smelling

I blog a lot about decluttering and organizing, but not much about actual cleaning.  To be honest, it’s not my strongest suit, but I’m getting there with a little help.  Decluttering, organizing, and cleaning are all very intricately linked topics.  In order to do a proper job on the cleaning, you need to have the […] Read more…

Professional organizer Seana Turner is joining us to talk about Spring cleaning for our digital devices.

Do Your Devices Need a Good Spring Cleaning?

This is another guest post from my friend Seana Turner of the Seana Method.  Seana is a Professional Organizer – she’s actually the President of the Connecticut Chapter of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers). She has guest posted for me before – a while back she helped us out with a post on managing the […] Read more…

Today, we are talking my best tips to clean/declutter/organize your home.  I've got more than 100 posts to choose from in this category. They will help you get into a routine and make these important changes in your home.

New Year’s Motivation – Declutter/Organize Your Home

Here we are on Day Three of our New Year’s motivation series.  Today, we are talking my best tips to clean/declutter/organize your home.  I’ve got more than 100 posts to choose from in this category, so I couldn’t narrow it down to just five posts.  Instead, I selected five different types of posts to help […] Read more…

How to Conquer your Email Overload

I’ve written before about my struggles with Email hoarding and digital organization in general.  There are very few areas of my life where I need professional help, but Email overload is one of them!  Thankfully, I have finally found a solution that works for me.  I think everyone struggles with Email overload these days.  I’m […] Read more…

It's time to take your Christmas decorations down!

Time to Take the Tree Down

OK, we’ve all done it, but let’s not do it this year. We all know people who still have the Christmas tree up clear into March, but that’s not going to happen this year.   If your holiday decorations are still up (and yes, my son and daughter-in-law still have theirs up – sigh), it’s been a month […] Read more…

Organizing your kids series. This is the 3rd and last post. It's about taking back your mornings.

Powerful Tips to Organize your Kids – Mornings

Here’s the final installment in my organizing kids series.  This one is about taking back your mornings.  With school-aged kids, it can be a real headache to get them out of bed, pulled together and fed, and somehow off to school on time every morning of the week. As the mom of two ADHD boys, […] Read more…

Organizing Tips for your kids - This one is for chores. 3 part series

Powerful Tips to Organize Your Kids – Chores

Is there anything more pesky and annoying than trying to get your kids to do their chores? Unless you were born with that magically organized child (I never had THAT kid!).  You are going to be fighting this fight for at least 18 years. According to my favorite behavioral psychologist Brian Wansink, the best way […] Read more…

Organizing Your Kids - This post is about homework. 1 of 3 of the series.

Powerful Tips to Organize Your Kids – Homework

It occurred to me that in this New Year’s motivational series, I had not included any posts about parenting.  So, I am starting a 3-part series here about both parenting and organization – double win!  This first one is about helping your kids organize their homework.  In the next post we will talk about kids […] Read more…

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