Tag: organizing children


End of School Preparation- Tips for Organizing Kids’ Clothes

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May 2018

End of School Preparation- Tips for Organizing Kids’ Clothes

End of School Preparation- Tips for Organizing Kids’ Clothes With warmer temperatures, school ending soon, and family vacations to look forward to, Summer can be a wonderful chance to unwind and spend quality time with family and friends. But Summer also has its organizational challenges, especially with finding the time to changeover seasonal clothing and store away cold weather items. Don’t wait until school’s out...

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Be Prepared for Back to School!

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Sep 2014

Be Prepared for Back to School!

This year, be prepared for the last minute project and homework panics by keeping a well-stocked school supplies emergency kit. This kit should contain school supplies your child might lose or run out of on a regular basis as well as the items that are usually needed for special projects. Depending on your kids’ ages, your kit might contain basic arts and crafts supplies, school...

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Product Pick: Name Bubbles

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Oct 2013

Product Pick: Name Bubbles

It’s been a little while since we’ve done a product pick. I don’t know about you, but I just love when something simple makes household organizing just a little bit easier. If you have kids then, you’ve probably been faced with the task of labeling their stuff, from clothes, to backpacks to water bottles and more. This is not only required by many day care...

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Back to School Inspiration

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Aug 2013

Back to School Inspiration

With some amazing August weather, we’ve definitely been fighting the back to school bug around here, holding on to every last little bit of summer. But I suppose it’s finally time to get our back to school hats on. I just read an amazing back to school post from one of my favorite organizing bloggers, Jen over at iheartorganizing. I was already in love with...

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The Container Store's Shoe Box

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Jul 2013

Product Pick: The Clear Shoe Box

If you asked me what single organizing solution I use more of than anything else in my home, I’d easily be able to tell you it’s a simple clear shoe box. Yup, that’s it – not that exciting but oh-so-useful. This simple, versatile product pick can help you contain just about any small item you can think of. Product Pick: The Clear Shoe Box My...

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Getting Family Members on Board

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Jun 2013

Getting Family Members on Board

If you live with other people, chances are you’ve experienced the difficulty of living with other people’s stuff! The reality is, we all have different thresholds for household chaos and clutter. Some spouses and house-mates have very different thresholds, which can make things uncomfortable at times, to say the least. If you’re wishing you could get your family on board with a clutter clear out,...

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Organizing Tips for New Moms

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May 2013

Organizing Tips for New Moms

This week, we’re all about moms and let’s not forget moms-to-be in honor of Mother’s Day. Motherhood has a way of throwing your previously organized or at least somewhat manageable life for a loop. But rather than throwing in the towel (or the diaper), new moms should be encouraged by knowing that simple, yet effective organizing tricks can help save your sanity. Here are three...

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Tuesday Tip: Organizing your Child’s Notebook

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Aug 2012

Tuesday Tip: Organizing your Child’s Notebook

Our resident student organization expert and former teacher, Tim Unkert, M. Ed., has the following tips:   1. Use index dividers with tabs, for easy labeling, to set up your child’s notebook with clear sections for tests, quizzes, notes, and homework. 2. Place materials in the appropriate section in chronological order. 3. Spend a few minutes each day to organize your notebook   You can...

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back to school organizing with colorful binders

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Aug 2012

Tuesday Tip: Buying the Right School Supplies

With August coming to an end, it’s time for Organizing Boston’s Back to School Series.  Our goal is to help parents prepare their children for the rigors of the coming school year with some helpful organizing tips and tricks. Part 1: Buying the Right School Supplies -Have a sturdy backpack; it’s better to spend a bit more on a backpack now than have to replace it mid-year....

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