5 Strategies for Managing Paper

Now that you are back into the routine of school, my guess is you are back to having stacks of paper piling up on your kitchen counter.  Though I think schools are getting a lot better at using email and electronic options in lieu of paper, there is still quite a bit to deal with […]

5 Strategies for Managing Paper

4 Weeks to a Frazzle Free Halloween

A week by week checklist to help busy parents get ready for Halloween

All new!  Here is a completely new eBook to help you get ready for Halloween without feeling stressed and overwhelmed.  Similar to the Frazzle Free Christmas series, this eBook will walk you through Halloween preparations week by week.  The eBook is completely free and you can download it here.  Good luck!

Back to School Checklist

As a follow up to last week’s post, 3 Things to Help Make the New School Year Better, I promised an updated Back to School Checklist.  It has been cleaned up and expanded a bit.  I have also created a Back to School Pinterest Board to help with ideas and inspiration. Good luck with the […]

The Power of a Great Checklist Part 2

How I Use a Checklist to Keep the Girls Focused on Family Commitments

Last week I wrote about the power of a great checklist.  This week I wanted to follow up with an example of how I am using a checklist to keep my girls focused on getting their family commitments done during the day.  Here is a screen shot of the checklist I created for the girls. […]

The Power of a Great Checklist

  When it comes to organizing your life, there are a lot of great tools out there to help.  At a minimum every busy family needs at least some type of calendar and task management system.  But one tool that you may not have considered is the checklist.  A checklist when created correctly is a […]

Make Room for Christmas

Guess what’s coming soon… MORE STUFF – especially for your kids! More games, toys, trinkets, and clothes. Where are you going to put it all?!?! Don’t wait until the presents are opened to deal with them. Instead, make room for Christmas NOW! Every year leading up to Christmas (and before my son’s birthday) we make […]

Organizing Your Home for Family Fun

Do you remember playing a non-electronic game with your family and loving it?  I do!  I have fond memories of sitting around the kitchen table laughing during a game of UNO© (it was only funny when someone else was on the receiving end of a draw-four).  I always loved counting out Monopoly© money to purchase […]