IT’S GETTING EASIER TO LET GO OF STUFF

IT’S GETTING EASIER TO LET GO OF STUFF
After years of accumulating stuff, I’m suddenly obsessed with managing and getting rid of it. And it’s getting easier to let go. One morning last week two glasses shattered when they fell to the floor when I opened the kitchen cabinet. It was not a nice way to start the day, especially before I had my coffee. With two glasses missing, the shelves were still crammed full. How did this happen?  I sometimes run out of glasses when I entertain; how could ther

Don’t Miss These 5 Brilliant Organization Tips

Don’t Miss These 5 Brilliant Organization Tips
Let's face it, most of us could me more organized. That goes for both moms and kids. The less time it takes for us to find something, the more time we have to do something else. Below are 5 of my favorite ways to organize.   1. Glue a magnetic strip in drawer to organize bobby pins or barrettes 2. Store crayons and markers in clear plastic storage containers. (examples of glass jars) 3. Recycle a simple shoe holder into a hom...

5 Things Type-A Moms Can Learn From Messy People

5 Things Type-A Moms Can Learn From Messy People
  Parenthood can be especially hard for type-A women — those people who pretreat every stain, who use special boards to fold their t-shirts, and who alphabetize their cleaning supplies. Kids truly make keeping a tidy home next to impossible. So, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, right? Sort of. We took a hard look at how messy people live, and although many of their habits aren't ones the organized moms among us would care to emulate (eating over...