The Rule of Three: Avoiding Future Clutter

The Rule of Three: Avoiding Future Clutter

Before I had my babies, I must have gone to at least a dozen baby showers.  Every time I browsed the registry to choose a gift, I was surprised at the huge amount of gear they wanted. I understand the crib, but she also wants a bassinet, and a pack n’ play, and...
Turn the Clean-Up Battle Into a Win-Win!

Turn the Clean-Up Battle Into a Win-Win!

About a year and a half ago, I was working with a client named Sarah. She is a stay at-home mom of a toddler and a preschooler, and she runs a little side business out of her home.  She definitely had a full schedule! Sarah’s house was not large enough for either a...
A January Resolution

A January Resolution

January is one of my favorite months of the year! The craziness of the holidays is over, there aren’t as many demands on my time, and I enjoy hearing about everyone’s resolutions. Looking back over the past year, thinking about what we want to improve on,...
Focus and Finish!

Focus and Finish!

Jessica glanced at the clock again and grunted in frustration.  In just 15 minutes, she would have to leave to pick up her daughter from pre-school, and those precious few hours of freedom would be over. Yet again, she had run around all morning, but hadn’t finished...
Don’t Clean Out Your Garage!

Don’t Clean Out Your Garage!

Wait, what?  Most garages are stuffed to the brim, totally disorganized, and badly in need of an overhaul.  Of course we should clean out the garage! It sounds very strange for a home management professional to say something like that.  But I have actually never...