Mom Organization

Building a Better To Do List

September 11, 2014
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When people ask me what is the key to staying organized and running an organized household, I tell them that you have to take the time to plan. Think about it- when it comes to appointments and setting aside time for vacations, we all manage “the big stuff” fairly well using some sort of a [...]

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How to Organize Babysitter Instructions

August 29, 2014
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Today’s post comes from regular Momof6 contributor, Crystal Sabalaske… Hiring a sitter so you can spend an afternoon or evening away from home is a lot like preparing to go on vacation. When you pack for vacation and just throw random stuff in a suitcase, you might find yourself wasting precious relaxation time scouring stores [...]

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Organizing Sunscreen and Sunglasses for Fun in the Sun!

July 5, 2014
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Now that we are in full-on summer mode, the kids and I are constantly headed out the door to play outside, swim in the pool, go out on a hike, and so on. And while I keep extra bottles of sunscreen in the car and also in my backpack- the best solution is for me [...]

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How to Organize Paperwork and Kids School Art Projects!

June 26, 2014
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Today’s post comes from regular Momof6 contributor, Crystal Sabalaske… School is over for the year, and it’s quite apparent that I have more papers and craft projects to sort through right now than I did throughout the rest of the school year. Every day during the last week of school, the kids brought home workbooks, [...]

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Do You Get Several Estimates?

June 5, 2014
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My girlfriends and I were discussing this topic recently…. when you need to hire someone to do some work on your home- paint a room, replace a boiler (!), repair a leaky faucet, do you have multiple service providers come to your home to give you an estimate? Or do you just get a recommedation [...]

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Organizing the Home Office with Washi Tape

May 30, 2014
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As “tech-savvy” as I am, I still prefer to do my brainstorming and my list-making with a pencil and notepad. I feel that I can gather my thoughts so much better when I can write them down freehand. And of course, to keep things organized- I like to use a separate notepad for each area [...]

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4 Steps To Declutter Your Home

May 29, 2014
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Today’s post comes from our newest Momof6 contributor, Kristin Sterk! Welcome Kristin! Pretend for a minute that you are a guest, walking into your own home.  What is the feeling you get? What do you perceive? Clutter? Disorder? The thought of clutter, but even more so, DECLUTTERING, can send one into a frenzy. Stress levels [...]

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How to Pack the Perfect Beach Bag!

May 22, 2014
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Today’s post comes from regular Momof6 contributor, Crystal Sabalaske… It’s almost summer, and beach season is right around the corner. For many, Memorial Day weekend marks the first official “beach weekend”. A day at the beach is supposed to be relaxing – a time to lounge, splash in the waves, and collect shells. Once you [...]

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Take Control of Your To-Do List!

April 15, 2014
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Today’s post comes from regular Momof6 contributor, Crystal Sabalaske… Before I even get out of bed in the morning, I run through a mental checklist of what needs to get done that day.  Admittedly, what I have on that list determines whether I jump out of bed and take a quick shower or linger in [...]

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How to Make Money and Eliminate Your Clutter at a Consignment Sale!

March 12, 2014
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Today’s post comes from our new Momof6 contributor, Crystal Sabalaske! Welcome Crystal! Spring is around the corner. What a great time to start cleaning out those closets and put your kids through what I call the semi-annual torture session! If they’re old enough, it’s time to make them try on their clothes to see what [...]

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