Organizing Your Life with School Age Children and Teaching Them to Organize Theirs

This presentation is a perfect mix of some basic Organizational tips for people to apply at home and important information to share with kids so that they can more easily organize the information received at school. We look at what it means for a child to be responsible. Then we explore specific organizational tools that can be applied at home by the adults and serve as a powerful example to the kids. Next, discussion turns to practical examples of what the kids can do to learn to be responsible and organized. Finally, we look at how to maintain the new habits or organization.

Organizing 101: Hitting the Clutter Hotspots

We begin by learning about the different types of organizers and asking “What type of Organizer am I?”.  Next we pinpoint our “hotspots”.  We then move on to what a Control Center is and how to set one up in our home.  After that we address some other common trouble spots like organization of Children’s art supplies and artwork, as well as toys and other areas.  We close with some tips on how to maintain the organization and keep the systems of organization in place.  

Organizing 101: Organizing Anything Anywhere

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.