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.
E-mail This Page to Your Friendsx
A link to %this page% was e-mailed
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Back-to-school time also means back to field trips, sports and school programs — and the paper piles and permission slips that come with them.
Joyce Dorny, editor-in-chief of Organize Magazine and mother of six, says her paper pile prevention plan begins with a relatively hands-off approach, "I have a philosophy that I touch the papers once." She signs and returns papers that need to head back to school with the children, and records key info on a large calendar that hangs on the side of her family's refrigerator.
"I write all the important information on the calendar, and that way I can take the paper, recycle it and not have a huge stack to rifle through to get the information I need," she says.
Getting kids organized can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be ugly. Take a look at 11 fabulous kids rooms, from infants to...(11 photos)
Create a fun and functional playroom for your kids by repurposing common household items for creative storage. Your kids will...(11 photos)