Either school is already back in session for your kids or it will be soon. So it’s that time of year when organizing experts share their wisdom on how to make the back to school process go a little more smoothly.
For your convenience I have rounded up blog posts from 12 of my esteemed organizing colleagues as well as a few of my own to get you ready for a fantastic new school year!
First, here are a few of my latest back to school related blog posts.
Organizing for Back to School – with bonus video
Mandy Anderson of Organized by Mandy
- Back to School Tip #2: Don’t forget the haircuts
Stacey Anderson of Life Gets Organized
- Reality check: Make sure you’re giving you and your family enough time to begin with.
Crystal Barton of Happily Ever Uncluttered
- Clean out your car – It’s been a summer of hauling kids around. Why not start the school year off right by having a clean car. You will feel so much better with a clean car.
Jonda Beattie of Time Space Organization
- When the school calendar comes in, immediately put important dates into the family calendar. You don’t want to be caught short when there are teacher work days, early dismissals, known field trips, etc.
Liana George of By George Organizing
- Arrange for any necessary doctor appointments.
Leslie Josel of Order Out of Chaos
- Hang clocks in each room of the house that your child spends time in — especially the bathroom – so they can see the passing of time.
Stacey Murray of Organized Artistry
My secret back to school weapon: The ‘Business Before ‘Pleasure’ Method for Morning Routines
Sabrina Quairoli of Sabrina’s Organizing
- The key to successful paper management is to have an easy system to maintain & retrieve.
Jill Robson of Life Sorted
- As all our children are different and all learn in their own unique way, sometimes you have to think outside the box to get results.
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Hilda Rodgers of From Overwhelmed to Organized
- it’s OK to not participate in everything.
Seana Turner of The Seana Method
- Remember that each child is different. Some like working on the floor, some on the kitchen table, and a few even like the desk in their rooms!
- Give your children daily responsibilities at home by keeping a chart of assigned chores (i.e. taking out garbage, folding laundry, kitchen duty etc) in a central location.
What is your favorite back to school tip?
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