How To Organize Your Kids' School Papers

How To Organize Your Kids' School Papers

Do you love paperwork? If you are like most of my peeps, the answer is a resounding "NOPE." Let me tell you, when I started my journey as a Professional Organizer I did not think that I would love dealing with paperwork; I used to work in a public library where we had to file government documents and omg did I hate that part of my job. Talk about tedious. I. Hated. It.

Books? I could deal with books. That was fun. But moving around pieces of paper and putting them in precise order over and over again? UGH. We could only do it in one hour increments because we'd start going cross eyed otherwise.

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Decluttering Your Energy Field

Decluttering Your Energy Field

Guest post by Iris Arjeta

A clear, calm space has great energy. You feel expansive and free in a well-organized space. You can breathe easier, rest more deeply, and clearly know what you want and need in your life when your senses aren't overwhelmed by clutter.

You know you love this feeling, yet it's still a struggle to organize and de-clutter your home. Maybe it's because your energy could use a bit of spring cleaning.

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Essential Tools You Need to Get Organized

Essential Tools You Need to Get Organized

When I first started my Professional Organizing business I was obsessed with always having every conceivable organizing tool on me when I went to my clients homes. I called my 20 pound work bag my "Mary Poppins" bag and it contained all kinds of labels and clips, markers and tape. I also had boxes of folders and files in my trunk.

I had every conceivable organizing accoutrement. I was prepared, people.

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How to Organize Your Paperwork

How to Organize Your Paperwork

Do you want to know how to deal with the paper clutter that is taking over your house? In order to organize your papers, the first thing you need to do is create a home for them! I'm going to show you how to create a paperwork system so you know what to keep and where to put them.

This is the second part in the Paperwork Bootcamp: Putting Paper in Its Place series! You can find part one here.

If you've done the suggestions in the first part of the series, you've corralled your papers into one or two places in your home.  We are going to focus on the (relatively) current paperwork in your home and build a "Current" paperwork filing system. I will say it again and again: Keep It Simple. No, not leave it where it lays simple, but up into a simple, easy system that everyone in your home can get understand and use.

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