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13 Ways to Get Organized for the Year

A few minutes of planning can prevent frustration later. Plan for the year by getting organized now with these tips from Life as MOM contributor, Prerna. January is in full swing and if you’re like me, you’ve already put together a plan for a more peaceful and productive year. However, this  is also the best […]

Zone Defense: Deep Storage

I hope you haven’t forgotten Zone Defense! This year, we’re going through our homes, zone-by-zone, tackling different areas of home life. This final play is to tackle the deep storage. Now that the holidays are moving past us, it’s time to think about organizing, cleaning, and dejunking. Because that’s what we do in January, is it […]

Outdoor Winterizing (Zone Defense)

This month’s topic for Zone Defense is the Outdoors. In many parts of the country, the days and weeks of outdoor activity are starting to wane. In the advent of Hurricane Sandy, I’m sure many folks were getting their yards and homes winterized and storm proofed. If you haven’t done any seasonal home maintenance yet, […]

5 Organizing Must-Haves for Busy Work-at-Home Moms

Though there are definite perks, work-at-home isn’t as easy as it sounds. Life as MOM contributor, Prerna offers some organizing suggestions for WAHMS. They work for all busy parents, actually. photo source Despite being fairly organized and focused, I’ve found that juggling a home, family and a couple of businesses tends to get me a […]

Turn Off the Phone or Leave it at Home

Turn off your phone or leave it home and be more in the moment than you would be otherwise. No doubt you’ve read more than a few articles or blog posts about how folks misuse their phones to the detriment of their relationships. It’s a hard line to determine between when a phone is a […]

Zone Defense: Emergency Preparedness

There’s no better time than the present to prepare for an emergency. We don’t get to schedule those. This month on Zone Defense, we’ve been preparing for emergencies. I know, no one thinks it’s going to happen to them. And chances are, it won’t. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. It’s […]

How to Organize Just About Anything For Free

Getting organized is often thought of as an expensive activity. After all, you have to buy boxes, baskets, bins, labels, organizers, right? Life as MOM contributor Prerna dispels the myth that organizing has to be expensive. photo source Organizing is possible and easy without spending a penny. That’s right. You can organize just about any room or […]

Why You Should Create a Household Notebook or Personal Planner

Are you ready for the new school year? Whether it’s already begun or just about to start, there are plenty of ways to troubleshoot time and home management issues as we move into a new season. My days are pretty much packed. But, I find that I often manage better when the schedule is full […]