Oprah Winfrey, Rachael Ray, and Katie Couric have all featured NYT best-selling author Julie Morgenstern. And now she has stopped by Power of Moms!
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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.
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.
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. . .
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.
Homework time is upon us again! Chantol Sego has some excellent ideas to keep your kids on task: a “homework board,” a “homework box,” and project planning template you can download!
Spoiler alert: Ruth’s daughters DO have toys. They just don’t have very many, and they are stowed away so they play with only a few at a time. What led her to make such a drastic change? What were the results?
If you’re looking for a step-by-step plan to simplify your home and create an environment where your family can thrive, this post and free download will do the trick!
Allyson offers great ideas to help you avoid over-scheduling, overeating, and overspending this holiday season.
Watch as Aubrey Degn uses some creativity and a lot of fun while teaching her children to empty the dishwasher and put away their toys.
Organizing doesn’t come naturally to me. In fact, unless acted upon by an outside force (visitors!), most of the time our house was gravitating towards chaos. When my sister-in-law last visited, she shared some of her simple “secrets” for keeping a clean and orderly home. Here’s what I learned.
There are few things more frustrating to a new mother than the amount of housework that comes with a new baby. The big messes can be overwhelming. Now, fast forward through a few more children and you’ve got a bona fide disaster zone.