Back To School Organizing

Back To School Organizing School is in full swing and if it already looks like some of your organizing plans are running into trouble, here are some tips and products for five different areas of back to school organizing. Simplify the time management. A new school year is an opportunity to start over and when we do that, there is …


Back To School Organizing, Z to A

Over the weekend I made the mistake of going into Staples for some boxes I needed. As I should have anticipated, the store was overrun with back-to-school shoppers. As I waited in a very long line, I couldn’t help but notice how similar the stacks of new spiral notebooks I saw awaiting purchase resembled the stacks of used spiral notebooks I see in my clients’ basements and attics.

Traveling Light

If you’re looking for some effective ways to get your kids organized this school year, there are two simple watchwords to remember:  flexibility and portability.  It’s also a good time for the growing number of us who work part time from home to optimize our organizing systems.  Flexibility and portability apply here too. I don’t trust systems that try to …