How to Organize Your Home & Life
Do you look around your home and your life and feel like you need to be more organized? Does disorganization overwhelm you? You need a plan for home organization. Join us as we systematically remove clutter and organize every room, closet, drawer and more in your life.
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As we learn to declutter and organize each room, closet, pantry, desk and so much more, we must train ourselves to continually remove clutter so we stay organized. Even after you declutter and organize each room, if you are not careful it’s easy to let old cluttering and disorganized habits to come back.
Steps to Stay Organized
Always put things away in the right place
When you come home, do you drop things on the counter or leave your shoes by the door? As we complete the declutter and organizing challenge, it’s important to put things in the right place the first time. It’s so easy to just put things down and then a big pile of junk grows on the counter in the kitchen, on the table by the front door or on your desk.
Start today as you declutter and organize each room, closet and drawer to make it your habit to put everything in the right place the first time.
If you don’t need it, trash it
If you know you don’t need it, throw it in the trash right away. Open your mail every day and file the bills to be paid, save anything important, and trash any junk mail.
Train yourself that every time your pick up something to only touch it one time. If you need it, put in the right place. If you don’t need it, then throw it in the trash right away.
Keep a donation box
We always have items that we no longer use, but can still be donated to others for their use. Don’t hide those items in a closet or cabinet. Donate them now. Keep a donation box centrally located in your home and when you find an item you can no longer use or don’t need, add it to the donation box.
Items for the donation box include clothes your children have outgrown, small appliances you no longer use or have replaced (but still work), toys your children no longer play with, and books you longer read. As you look around, you will see many items you can add to the donation box.
Free Printable Planners
To keep you organized, you can access the Smart Mom Resource Library and receive access to the Smart Mom Mini Planner, the Smart Mom Meal Planner, the Smart Mom Priority Planner and more.
Organize Your Life Challenges
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31 Days to a Clutter-Free Life – a guide to taking small steps for 31 days to remove the clutter from your life.
Unstuffed: Decluttering Your Home, Mind and Soul learn how to stop having too much “stuff” and declutter your home and your life.