Helpful Tips

Sometimes it takes a fresh perspective for us to improve our quality of life! What would you think of using business strategies to simplify your home, as well as feel more productive? Think of yourself as the Family Manager™ who creates a team. Working together, your family can create and adopt “House Rules” and “Standard Operating Procedures."

Do things seem more complicated than ever?  Rather than joy and anticipation, are you feeling overwhelmed at the thought of the new year and all it will bring? Start the year with simple organizing solutions to create order and balance in your life. 

The Humble ISD Christmas holiday break has begun.  Make the most of this special time with your children with activities around home and town. Between activities at home, around Kingwood , or in Houston, numerous options abound.  School starts back on Tuesday, January 6th, 2009, so make your activity schedule now!

 

Here it is November and already shops have filled with holiday items and décor!  Is it too early to plan for the holidays? No! Now is the time to start your holidays off right.  With just a little bit of organizing, your holiday will be a joyful relaxed celebration.

Our world is a small place and we all want to contribute to our global wellness. “Green organizing” is an environmentally focused organizing strategy emphasizing principles of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. 

Most people know of a home in their neighborhood where the home is obviously overflowing with clutter.  Some homes begin not functioning and contents spills out into the yard.  Who does not know someone who is suffering from this kind of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?  Most people have no idea where to turn to for help.

Our families are blessed with abundance and we have never seen this more than with the blessings of toys, clothes and more for our children. With summer here, it is a great time to enlist your children in decluttering your home and organizing!

"Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." Albert Einstein

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”  Leonardo da Vinci

Keep It Simple Sweetie”  Unknown

You've cleaned out a closet or your garage and have a box full of items you no longer want. You'd rather donate your used clothing to charity than send it to the landfill. 

Perfectionism and procrastination sound like opposites but are they really? Do you set incredibly high standards for a project including lots of planning and then don’t get started because it won’t be completed to your satisfaction? Do you put off a project, thinking you will have more time or energy to do it later?  More often than you think, perfectionism can be immobilizing you.   

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Have you ever wished that you could create your own custom news source that had just the information you were interested in?

Well now you can with RSS feeds.

Throughout our country, we are ever so blessed in our homes! Closets are filled to the brim with items that we own, more than we even know we have! The holiday season is the perfect time to take the time to share our blessings with those around us. Enlist your children in sharing their toys with those in need as well.