Organization is key for avoiding stressful school mornings. We've asked real moms and professional organizers to share their advice for making hectic mornings as stress-free as possible.
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With two little girls and a business to run, professional organizer Amanda Le Blanc says if she didn't have a handle on her kids' clothing, they'd head out the door to the playground wearing their Sunday best.
"We pick out all their clothes on the weekend, and they have five hooks in their closet, one for each day of the week," Amanda says.
True fashionistas whose outfits are not complete without the perfect accessories can be real time trouble in the mornings, says professional organizer Jill Graham. Jill says containers or hanging organizers for jewelry and shoes are the best option for kids who aspire to be runway-ready every day.
Jill also recommends color coding."By sorting all the clothes by like item and then having them arranged in rainbow color order in the closet, children can quickly match tops to bottoms."
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