Helpful Tips

With summer in gear, what better spot to begin to clear the clutter than your children’s toy room! Our children are blessed with abundance and this can be overwhelming to them. Many times toys are ignored because the pieces are missing or combined with other games, there are too many toys out or there is total chaos in the toy room.

Each new year we see the opportunity to refresh, revitalize, resolve and renew.   Our goals are the road map we follow for the year.  We determine what is most important to us and what we will honor as our priorities. 

Start the year off spending time strategizing and writing what will be your focus in personal, professional, spiritual, wellness, family and other goals this year. 

As parents, we want what is best for our children.  Giving our children the best requires an enormous investment of time, energy, finances and emotions.  If you are currently taking care of a child, you have an important role in helping to build the future.  Your child’s future quality of life depends on what he or she learns from you about the importance of proper nutrition.  Developing good eating habits with your children is extremely important – every bit as important as making sure they do their homework, wear a seatbelt, return home on time, and look both ways before they cross the street.  

It's hurricane season again in Texas.  Just one year ago the world watched as Hurricane Katrina devasted Louisiana and the surrounding gulf states. 

Kingwood and the Houston area helped many of the Katrina evacuees, and then one month later needed help themselves as Hurricane Rita threatened to hit Houston as a Category 5 hurricane.  Luckily Rita shifted and downgraded to a  category 3 before it hit, but the damage was still extensive.

School begins soon and possibly some anxious moments of lost homework, a disheveled backpack and unknown test dates.  Whether it's keeping track of homework or remembering to bring home a backpack, students from middle school through college need to be organized to succeed in school. For many students academic challenges are often due to disorganization rather than intelligence.  Organizing for academic success is a learned skill and with the right tools and routines can make a difference for any student. 

What lurks in our most important kitchen space? The pantry!  When we organize, it is the spot that will most save time and money, as well as reduce stress (especially at 5pm!)  The pantry can be stocked with items on sale for daily use and to protect us in those emergency situations too.  It is also the spot to begin party planning.  Use these effortless steps to organize your pantry.   

From the sugar-cookie-baking party at Grandma’s house to the way the ornaments adorn the tree, during the holidays many American families focus on tradition.

Are you prepared?  This year’s hurricane season has brought the need for emergency preparedness to a new level.  Get started with these online resources in order to be prepared in advance.  Being prepared makes all the difference!   

Fall means back to school for our children and sometimes ourselves!  Organization is a key part of educational success!  Try these tips with your family to assist in their achievements.   

R.S.V.P. stands for the French phrase Répondez s’il vous plait.  In English, it means please reply.  This phrase is added to guest invitations when hosts want to know whether or not you are able to attend their event.  

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!

Summer is almost here and we are more than ready for vacation!  Whether it is a weekend get away or a lengthy stay, being organized makes your trip much more enjoyable and relaxing!