Two things about me: I like to get out the door without too much fuss and I like to travel light. When T was first born, neither of those things felt very doable. But, what started as a Mary Poppins’s-sized infant diaper bag has streamlined down to a small toddler backpack.
Even though the season falls smack dab in the middle of the calendar year, autumn is a time for new beginnings. The cooler air seems to be ushered in by a parade of school buses and moving trucks. Maybe you’re just starting out in your very first apartment; maybe you’ve outgrown your old space and are on to bigger and better. Whatever the case may be, I’m sure you could use a little help with the moving process. Once you’ve found the place, here’s what you do:
Summertime has me thinking about weekends away. But before you get to your destination of choice, it’s easy to stress about the getting there. It’s not just the packing, it’s the feeling that you’ve forgotten to take care of something around the house. Let’s put your mind at ease:
Preparing for a new baby can be very exciting – but it can also feel overwhelming. Hormones and anxieties aside, it’s hard to wrap your head around the growing to-do list and the seemingly endless amount of stuff you need for your baby-to-be. And how on earth is it all going to fit in your apartment?! Don’t beat yourself up if you’re feeling overwhelmed – even Professional Organizers can feel this way 😉
Never fear! Using your nesting instincts and these tips, you’ll be ready (and organized!) for the baby.
We are well into the lazy days of summer and maybe the heat wave has you feeling less than motivated to tackle that growing to-do list. And that’s OK.
Being organized means that you can find the things you need, when you need them. It says nothing, though, about your closet looking ready for a photo-shoot for the pages of a home décor magazine. It says nothing about taking care of household tasks like a TV personality. It says nothing about the number of papers permitted on your desktop. So, let yourself off the hook a little!
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Before I get back to my regularly scheduled “move update” programming, I thought you might like a little change of pace —
Check out my monthly column on The Beauty Bean — this month, I talk about getting your gym back in order.