Organizing Tips in Chicago Parent Magazine
It’s back to school season and a great time to get all that clutter causing kid stuff in order. Here is an article that features our tips currently in Chicago Parent Magazine:
Along with the joy of having children comes the challenge of managing all the stuff that arrives with them. From toys to sports equipment to endless artwork masterpieces, parents can easily feel buried under it all and struggle to keep in organized.
Here are eight ways to start conquering the clutter today according to organizational experts Sarah Giller Nelson of Less is More Organizing Services and Monica Friel of Chaos To Order.
Remember that your child is likely not the next Picasso.
“Artwork is the trickiest of all papers to organize because it doesn’t usually fit into a file folder or box,” Friel says. “sometimes artwork can be forced to fit by trimming the picture and saving only the best section. Another way is to take a photo of the artwork and keep it in the current year’s file. The artwork can also be stored digitally or made into a keepsake book. Keeping artwork on display, within reason, helps your child to know their work is appreciated, but keeping too much can cause clutter and chaos.”