Category Archives: Teens

Organizing for Your College Student’s STUFF

Having college age kids brings its’ own set of challenges in the world of organization. The amount of stuff that goes back and forth to their dorms or apartments and the amount of things that get left behind adds up. … Continue reading

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7 Habits to Start the School Year off Right

  Decide on ONE family calendar, whether it’s electronic or it hangs on the wall in the mud room. Get into the habit of writing every last parent or kid commitment onto the calendar. If you can review the day’s schedule with family … Continue reading

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Tips for Teens: How to Turn Your Desk into an Ideal Study Space Just in Time for Back-to-School

Catch stray pens and pencils in your favorite mug or school mascot’s sports cup. Stand heavy school books upright and line them up between two sturdy book ends. This way you can see which book you’re grabbing and have more space on your … Continue reading

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While Your College Student is Away

Four Options for Your Student’s Room You may be an empty nester or a semi empty nester. In either scenario, there’s a bedroom that is empty and void of your high school student. He or she is now at college … Continue reading

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Managing Family Member’s Mail

How to Help Teens and College Students Organize Their Mail Whether you have teens, college age kids, or adult children, you must see more and more mail arriving for them. Whether they’re test scores, credit card applications or bank statements, … Continue reading

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Routines Promote Organization

Teaching Organization to Kids through Basic RoutinesRoutines are a great way to get kids to naturally help around the house and keep their rooms cleans. If organization is worked into their daily routines, they really don’t even notice. They view it as part of what they should do on a regular basis and usually don’t question it.&n… Continue reading

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Organizing A Backpack

How to Keep you Child’s Backpack Organized Organizing a backpack and keeping it neat and tidy is not much different from organizing something else in your home or office. Similar principles apply. Here are my top tips! (and if you’ve got some to share- please comment! We’d love to hear them.) 1. Use pouches th… Continue reading

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Organizing Your Teen

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