Family Organizer- Living Peace Tuesday Tip Video

Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers you tips on using online family organizers. Web-Based Family Organizers   Cozi Online Family Calendar To-Do Lists Shopping Lists Family Journal Can send reminders and messages iPhone app available Synchronizes with Outlook and other online calendars… …and more Free   HomeConvenience.com Online Family Calendar To-Do Lists Shopping Lists […]

Grandma’s Got The Idea!

My grandmother has the right idea.  She is currently cleaning out her attic and determining what she wants to keep and what she would like to offer to family before it goes to the yard sale.   After collecting a category of items (games, books, holiday decorations), she sends in invitation to her family to […]

One Size Does Not Fit All

Let’s face it, kids come in all shapes, colors, and sizes.  Their personalities, interests, and schedules are as varied as their appearances – although for a couple years there, it seemed like everyone was wearing Uggs and Northface, but I digress. It is important to keep this truth in mind when deciding on the perfect […]

A New Coat of Paint

Just because everything is different doesn’t mean anything has changed. -Irene Peter I was riding in the car with my friend and her four year old daughter recently when the car started making a screeching type sound.  Not being a car-savvy person, I could offer little to no assistance on the matter; however, my friend’s daughter […]

Structure and Organization

Many “creative types” latch onto the idea that to be a true artist, one must be care-free, free spirited, and unencumbered by rules or structure.  I have heard more than one such person say that structure of any kind impedes the creative process.  I disagree. And so do Drs. Hallowell and Ratey.  In their book, […]

Direction vs. Speed

I was talking to a friend the other day, lamenting the fact that life can, indeed, be rough at times (and let’s be honest, those times can seem endless).  But this particular friend has started making real headway in “getting it together.”  I looked at him and said, “Hey, it’s not how fast you move; […]

Wait Watchers

I was reading my buddy Amanda’s July 14th blog Consequences: Eating and Organizing and it got me to thinking about another way eating and organizing are synchronized. Just as crash diets are bound to fail (and trust me- I’ve tried enough of them!) – so are crash organizing actions.  You know the ones I mean~ […]