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Live in harmony in an organized home? Yes, you can--with these articles and resources! Whether it's kids and chores, homeschool organization or getting organized for back to school, find it here.

Do It Now: Tips To Get Ready for Back To School
get ready for back to school
Cynthia Ewer July 31, 2020

Move over, summer--a new school year is coming! With the start of school, families face new organization challenges. 

School bells ring--and so do early-morning alarm clocks. Paper piles swell as hand-outs and homework stream into the house. Shorter autumn days bring a hectic round of sports, activities and events, and calendars fill with cryptic notes. Can the holidays be far behind?

Organize kids' bedrooms

Eight Great Tips to Organize Kids' Rooms

It's the battle cry of millions of parents: "Clean your room!" Will it ring out in your house today?

Seasonal events like birthdays, the holidays or a new school year bring fresh motivation to the drive to get kids organized--and nowhere is the battleground more intense than in the children's bedrooms.  

How do you help your child organize and clean up life in the bedroom?

September 1, 2019
Travel Tips: Get Organized For Family Vacations
Organize family travel
Cynthia Ewer June 3, 2019

Memorial Day is on the horizon, and the school year is winding down. It's time to think "road trip" as summer begins.

Family vacation travel can be enriching, enjoyable and exciting--but only if you're organized. The family that fails to plan for summer travel can end up frazzled, frustrated and longing for the quiet comfort of home.