The Calm before the Holiday Storm
As we fall back into our school routines the time quickly begins to pass us by. Before we know it tomorrow is Christmas Eve, and we are running around trying to get last minute stocking stuffers and the perfect gift for that family member on your husband's side you are still trying to impress! It doesn’t have to be so hectic if we prepare enough in advance, right?!
So, I decided to create a simple and foolproof Holiday Preparation List, and you better believe I'm checkin' it twice! I know I know, it's only the beginning of September, and no one wants to think about the Holiday season, but by starting now, you will be able to cherish and live in the magical moments of Christmas with your children.
Do you have so many canvas bags and reusable plastic bags that they are coming out of your ears? Or maybe you haven’t subscribed to the new California law of purchasing bags?
Like my friend for example.
As an organizer and mom I find it to be so much fun and rewarding to organize with kids.
They’re so curious, open, honest, and expressive about their accomplishments.
Teaching them from an early age to release and get organized not only will set them up for success but will help you tremendously in the long-run!
We talked previously about getting your partner on board with your organizing efforts, today I am sharing 5 tips to help your kids get organized.
Here are 5 tips for helping your kids get organized
1. Get on Their level
Put things at their eye level whenever possible.
Great storage solutions for kids include organizing cubes, baskets, under bed storage and hooks.
Having storage organized at their eye level will help them feel confident to clean up on their own and they will play and appreciate their toys more.
It’s time again to switch gears into different routines and schedules with kids going back-to-school!
For some households the weeks leading up to the back to school routine can be stressful.
Last minute store dashes for school supplies and school clothes usually gets the best of people.
Today I am sharing 3 easy tasks you can do today to prep for back to school tomorrow and keep your sanity.
Prep for back to school
Many kids dread the thought of returning to school and running around frantically just adds to the stress not only for the child but for the entire family.
It is important to know ahead of time what the school year might look like as you prep for back to school. Here are some things to think about:
So, without further-ado, here are my 3 easy tasks you can do today to prep for back to school.
Thank you for all your wonderful comments on my new office transformation.
Helping people get organized and achieve the dream for their home is my joy and passion.
I am glad that it was helpful, to read about the process I went through, for my own office.
Today I'm sharing a few tips on what to do when you feel like your partner might be on the opposite side of achieving those goals.
As a Professional Organizer one of the questions that I get asked is - How do I get my partner on board with getting organized and to let go of some of his/her stuff?
Sometimes while I am organizing with couples they get surprised how they're partner released an item that they were previously adamant about parting with.
No! I don't have a magic wand that makes people get rid of stuff. 😂
The tips I am about to share are guidelines I've discovered help couples have the most success in their organizing journey together.