Does just the thought of the holiday season make you feel stressed? Would you like to start the holiday season on a good note - feeling more organized and in control? In this presentation, we give you practical ways to decrease the stress and increase your organization during this crazy time of year. We start by looking at 7 simple ways to CAPTURE the holiday spirit. We then look at organizing in general and learn the 5 Organizing Principles that will help you organize anything anywhere during any time of year. We close with a look at some specific strategies that will help you navigate the holidays in an organized fashion.
Wasting Time Each Day? Simple Tips to ERASE Inefficiency
In this presentation we look at organization through the lens of the school year and the challenges it presents to the adults and kids in a home. We tackle organizing the main areas in the home where school papers pile. Practical tips are given to help kids be more independent and have less work for Mom and Dad. We also look at organizing kids areas to decrease stress at home, and improve the student’s ability to handle things that come home from school. Simple and practical tips are provided for both parents and kids.
“I’m saying the same things over and over!” “I don’t know how to talk to him (or her)!” “I just want to be heard!” Sound familiar? We all feel misunderstood at times and sometimes we feel like we are talking to a wall. This presentation looks at how to get people to do what you ask them to do, how to listen better to others, and how to speak each other’s language.
In this presentation, I look at what Responsibility really entails in the context of our families and in our world in general. I provide practical tips on how to begin teaching the lessons of responsibility in age-appropriate ways at a very young age, how to increase and improve the lessons as the children grow and mature, and how to seamlessly weave the responsibilities at home into those expected at school etc. We also learn about the numerous benefits of teaching responsibility and how to maintain and stay consistent in the practices we begin with our children.
Starting with a reminder that we, our homes, and our families are all unique and different; we press on with a reminder to not compare! The presentation highlights the different types of Organizers and how our personalities impact how we must organize in order to be effective. We then take an in depth look at the 5 Principles of Organizing and how to apply them to anything….. anywhere. We conclude with practical methods for maintaining the organization.