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Organizing our Stuff: Episode 32

Feeling overwhelmed by the stuff in your home? In this episode, April and Saren offer practical tips for streamlining and organizing the toys, clothes, dishes and furnishings. Join the conversation!

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Karate Kid Lesson

My 7-year old is a disaster…when it comes to organizing, that is. Step One was getting her to realize things don’t belong under the couch, on the couch, or in the middle of the kitchen. That’s when we introduced the Karate Kid method.

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Streamlining Our Kids’ Stuff

With our eyes turned to mom-centric organization, we can’t let a day go by without saying something about organizing our children’s “stuff”. From double strollers to sports equipment, dealing with our children’s “stuff” is something we have to face.

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Stuff-Control 101

After dealing with the accumulation of way too much stuff during a recent move, Saren figured out some rules of thumb to keep stuff from taking over again in her new house. She also tried a “stuff fast” which resulted in some great side effects. . .

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How to Renegotiate with Yourself

Do you ever make long, complicated lists and expect yourself to accomplish EVERYTHING? I learned (the hard way) that it’s much better to learn the art of renegotiation.

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Messes Are Memories in the Making

Does this season have you wondering if you’ll ever get organized or ever get it all done? Author Meg Magnusson reminds us that many memories are made in the messes of motherhood.