Organise for school – establish a reference file

To help organise the school year begin a ‘School Reference File’ and keep it handy for both parents and students to access.  Keep in it all related documents that you may need to refer to during the year such as:Classes and teachers’ namesNames of other children in the classContact names and numbers of the parents […]

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Back To School – Helping a student be organised

 Start the new year helping your child be organised with their homework by establishing a Homework Zone.Establish an efficient study/homework area that is so appealing your children want to sit there – lots.  Help them be organised by having everything to hand for them; stationery items, educational resources, drawing materials, etc.  Make it attractive and make […]

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Back to School – introducing routines for organisation

Helping your children be organised not only gives them life skills, it makes life easier for you.  Routines are one of the keys to organisationKids like routine.  Schools run on routine.  A nice synergy I think.  Follow the routine of the school.In the classroom there is a place for school bags, a place to put […]

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Back to School – Establish and Organise a School Resource Zone

As school is right on starting, with homework soon to follow, it is helpful to students to establish a School Resources Zone.    Organise your household by pulling together all the past textbooks which may be used again for future children, spare exercise books, folders, stationery, work books, reference books and all-things-school and organise one place […]

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A place for everything…

A place for everything and everything in its place.It sounds so easy.  And really it is; this concept is the basis for all physical organisation.  If you have one areato keep ‘like’ items, then these items have a home.  If items have a home, they don’t lie around as clutter.It’s only when you don’t know […]

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Maintain the focus in the Home Office

Working from home can be a brilliant privilege. Particularly if you are looking for flexibility. But  it can have its challenges.    With so much focus on the work/life balance we tend to zero in on work not infringing on our personal lives.  But what about keeping our personal lives out of work?  This can be […]

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Getting Out the Door Stress Free – The Organised Way

With young ones, getting out the door can be challenging, particularly if you want to get out the door on time, with everything, and in a state of calm!  But by being a little organised, you can!Firstly, the evening before gather everything together which you may need for the next day’s outing.  Find a convenient […]

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Are You Spending More On Your Cleaner Than You Need To? Try De-cluttering …

Perhaps you are fortunate enough to have someone help you out with cleaning your home.A wonderful service which saves you time, saves your sanity and reduces your stress levels.But are you perhaps spending more than you could be?Professional cleaners I know like to do a thorough job, attending to detail and making your home look […]

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Being Organised With Family Record Keeping

 There’s lots to keep track of with a family; so many appointments, so many milestones, so many things to remember.  Being organised and setting up systems to help with keeping track, early on, can really help as the family grows.Dental and medical records for example.  In a couple of years you are not going to […]

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