Have you been feeling blah about your wardrobe? Maybe you've been feeling bored and uninspired. Maybe you've been struggling to put together your outfits. Maybe your clothes aren't fitting their best. Maybe you're just running out of space. Whatever the case, you're living the cliche of "a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear."..
Lots of people have a thing that they purchase compulsively. Magazines. Office supplies. Shoes. Beauty products are my thing. I've written about it before on the blog. I moved from my parents' house to an apartment in NYC straight out of college with a giant plastic bin full of beauty products. AKA where my beauty products went to die. I rarely went in there, unless it was to store something I wasn't using. When I decided to roll up my sleeves and make some space, I realized that there was little chance of me using anything in there…
Whether parents struggle to keep up with weeding their wardrobes (they are growing so fast!) or their toys seem to keep multiplying, keeping a tidy space when you have kids presents extra challenges. The gift giving part of the holiday season can put even more stress on family homes. I get a lot of questions from parents who are overwhelmed about their kids’ stuff, so I figured I would take this time to answer them.
A lot of parents think of home organization as a pipe dream but it is possible with the right strategies. I asked Northampton-based parenting consultant Sarah Getoff to share her wisdom for parents trying to help kids stay organized. Read on for her strategies for getting organized with kids. Thank you, Sarah! ~Anna
You get home at the end of the day and before you come inside, you stop to check the mail. You come in, you set things down. You might forget about it for awhile. But at some point, you sort through it and find yourself a bit stressed. Sure, identifying and recycling the junk mail is easy enough. But what about that financial statement? That insurance notification? Do you keep this invoice? You just want these papers out of your face sooner rather than later, but you’re hesitant to just toss things because you fear losing something important.