Games that Don’t “Waste” Time

Pocket watches

Games that don’t waste time. Well, first off, no game wastes time – play never wastes time. For children, it is a critical mechanism for learning, as The Hechinger Report article Twenty-six studies point to more play for young children suggests. Dr. Stuart Brown, founder of The National Institute for Play, confirms the value of…

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Solve The Home Office/Guest Room Dilemma

This blog is posted with permission of Meryl Alcabes, Sleepers in Seattle.   Posted on January 25, 2017 by Meryl Alcabes Solutions Revealed: My Favorite Organizer On The Home Office/Guest Room I met Lauren, of Casual Uncluttering, at a business meeting a few years ago.  She introduced herself as an organizer and I immediately thought, “I’m never letting her into…

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23 Family-Friendly Mudroom Storage Ideas

This article is reprinted with permission of Katie Kavulla, Keep the mud out of your house with these family-friendly mudroom storage ideas. If your home has a mudroom, count yourself lucky! Not only is mudroom storage great for capturing dirt from your kids’ outside adventures before it gets to your living space, but…

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Judith Kolberg’s “Conquering Chronic Disorganization”

I’ve decided to try for Board certification in my profession – CPO, Certified Professional Organizer. In honor of that, I’m going to post occasional reviews of the books I’m studying. I hope my reviews help you find interesting stuff. The books aren’t all easily available, but most are worth hunting for if you like to…

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Clutter’s Last Stand

Don Aslett Clutter's Last Stand

I’m a decluttering geek. In honor of the fact that I’m studying to board-certify (going for CPO (Certified Professional Organizer)) in my profession in June, I will be posting reviews of the books I’m studying.   Don Aslett, a cleaning expert who built a housekeeping service empire, doesn’t soften the blow about decluttering. He openly…

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