Amazon Favorites – Home Edition

To tell you the truth I have a TON of Amazon favorites, so I have decided to do several of these posts, divided into editions. Today will be the “home” edition, and I will also have beauty, party, clothing, and random editions. If there is a specific area of your life that you would like me to address in an “Amazon Favorites” post, please don’t hesitate to let me know!

  1. Simple Housewares Drawer Organizer – I use these for my bras, panties, and socks, as well as, for my clients!!
  2. Norpro Decorative Cup Warmer – I use this to keep my coffee warm while I am getting dressed in the mornings. I have this EXACT one and it has lasted me for several years so far. I use it EVERY morning!!!
  3. Prepworks Magnetic Measuring Spoons – These save SO much headache for me! They are magnetic so they stay together in the drawer, plus they have duplicate measurements so it is easy to do wet and dry ingredients at the same time! LOVE these!
  4. GreenGlo Plant Polish – I used to be terrible at keeping plants alive, but I have learned, through trial and error, what it takes. Now, I have a house full of plants that I love and that are thriving! One thing I use to keep them looking healthy and happy is this plant polish. It cleans and polishes, while leaving a protective layer on each plant that keeps dust and calcium deposits away.
  5. Alotpower Soil Moisture Meter – I have THIS little baby to thank for helping me keep my plants alive! You simply stick this meter in the soil, as close to the stem as possible, and it will tell you when it needs to be watered : Dry = water, anything close to Moist or Wet = don’t water!
  6. Papermate Flair Pens – OMG! I CANNOT live without these pens! They are perfect for planners, notebooks, and everything in between. They do not bleed, offer a smooth stroke, and are vibrant in color.
  7. Rechargeable Lighter – To tell you the truth, I didn’t think I was going to like this lighter, but it turns out I LOVE it!! It doesn’t put out a flame, instead it uses electric charge to create enough heat to light a candle or fire easily. And, come to think of it, I haven’t had to charge it yet!!
  8. Affresh Washing Machine Cleaner – I use this once to twice a month depending on how dirty our clothing is. I definitely use one of these after washing our dog and cat beds or anything else that is heavily soiled. This easy-to-use tablet leaves the machine smelling fresh and looking spotless.
  9. Mini Handheld Fan – Do you fan your face to help your makeup or beauty products to dry faster? I used to until I got smart! LOL! I purchased this rechargeable, or battery-operated, fan and have used it for drying my facial products plus I have used it to help dry my nails, to dry glue, and to simply cool myself down. Great purchase!
  10. XFasten Cat Training Tape – Ummm, if you have kitty cats you have a problem with them scratching on your furniture. THIS is the only thing I have found to deter it! GET IT!!! I put it on every corner of my sofa. It is clear so you can’t see it until it gets dirty and then all you have to do is replace it!
  11. Mini Artificial Plants – I use these pretty much everywhere in my home and in my client’s homes! They look great on bookshelves, coffee tables, and I even put them in pantries! No muss, no fuss!
  12. Pillow Inserts – I love to change pillows out according to my mood or season, so I like to buy pillow inserts and pillow covers. Not only does it save storage space, but it saves money, too!
  13. Magnosonic Utrasonic Jewelry Cleaner – I use this machine to clean my wedding rings weekly. You can also use it for other fine and costume jewelry, too! Love!
  14. Blink Security System – Our neighbors recommended this video surveillance system to us and I couldn’t be happier with it! This set comes with 5 mountable cameras and mounting kits and syncs to your cellphone for quick reference and notifications. You can turn off notifications if you want to, as well!
  15. Sunglass Organizer – I keep this baby in my car! I LOVE sunglasses and have a pretty good collection, so I store a few of my faves in this cube. It is perfect for travel, too.

As I said before, this is just a FEW of my favorites! I will be posting more soon! Stay tuned!

Please share your favorites with me!



Amazon Favorites – May

Hello All!  I wanted to share my favorite purchases from my Amazon shopping sprees in May!  Hope you love each item as much as I do!

Power Crunch Protein Energy Bar, Red Velvet, 12 Count

These power crunch bars are YUMMY and low carb, high protein!  I usually eat two a day, but I could eat more because they are THAT yummy!  Have you tried them?

I purchased this decorative filing unit for a client recently and she and I both love it!  It looks like a piece of furniture and coordinates with her decor beautifully.

Windex Original Glass Wipes, 6 Pack, 28 ct

I have found these Windex wipes to be so useful!  It is a one-step process instead of two and works great!!

This book came highly recommended from a Facebook friend, so I purchased it immediately!  The title is just what I want to live up to for my kids and this book didn’t disappoint!  Get you a copy now!!

Houseables Galvanized Buckets, Metal Planter Pail, 4.5"W x 5"H, 12 Pack, Silver, Tin, Party Supplies, Mini Toy Container, Decorative Bucket With Handle, For Candy Bars, Crafts, Vase, Favors

I use these galvanized buckets for organizing jobs and to stuff party favors in for guests!  I love them and they come in a set of 12!   I love to purchase chalkboard labels for these buckets, too!

I just made a Amazon Fashion haul, too, so be on the lookout for a blog featuring that soon!  Please let me know what some of you Amazon faves are!  I love shopping!  LOL!




Travel Tips – With Children

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My family and I went to First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas this past weekend and I wanted to share my experience with you and give you some tips in case you ever want to visit this awesome shopping trip!  I absolutely LOVE First Monday – So much so that my family and I have gone around twice a year for the past 4 to 5 years.  We have encountered a tornado, scorching temps, freezing temps, and everything in between!  Therefore, we have narrowed down the best times of the year to attend – March or April and September or October!  If you plan to attend, take my advice!  Don’t go in the scorching hot months (a lot of vendors are outside and the others are in metal buildings that are mostly un-air conditioned!) or the freezing months.  You will suffer!

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Anyway, we typically rent an RV space and “glamp” while on the grounds.  They do have a few hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, and rentals, but staying ON the grounds is by far the easiest thing, in my opinion.  All you have to do is walk a few steps from the RV park and you are already shopping (Hey!  I am a girl who loves to shop!), not to mention, when you fill up your shopping bags you can walk back to the camper for a rest and to drop off your items.  Win-Win!

Now, I am going to give you a few tips for traveling to and enjoying yourself while in Canton, TX, but these tips can apply to any “glamping” trip and/or any trip that involves a lot of walking (Disney World?).

  1.  Choose the right time of year for your trip!  As I stated before, we have learned when the best and worst times of year for this type of vacation.  We will always avoid tornado season, the hottest months, and the coldest months.  Figure out what you and your family can handle and plan accordingly.  Still, no matter which month you choose, Mother Nature can rear her ugly head and, again, preparation is key.  Keep the following packed in your car, camper, or suitcase:

Rain Jacket!  I love this one from Amazon.  It comes in sizes S-XXL and in a variety           of cool color combos.

Hat or Beanie.  Depending on the time of year, be sure to pack some sort of head                cover that will protect you from sun, wind, or cold.  You can find the sunhat I have            here and the beanie I have here.

  Sunglasses.  Don’t forget your shades!!

Sunscreen.  Not only is this the healthy thing to do, it’s the smartest!  You can get a            sunburn before you know it while strolling outside shopping or having fun!

2.  Bring a stroller or wagon for the kids!  My kids are famous for getting tired of                     walking quickly so I swear by a fold up wagon that is easy to pull out and put up.  I             purchased a new one for this year’s trip to Canton-because the forecast included                 rain- and I ended up getting stopped dozens of times by moms who wanted to know           where I got it from!  It has a detachable canopy, storage compartments for you                     phone, keys, and/or wallet, and lip gloss (the necessities) and it comes with an ice               chest!  PLUS, you can push it like a stroller or pull it like a wagon.  It is PERFECT                 and AMAZING!    So… here it is!!  Get yours here!

Keenz 7s Stroller Wagon (Grey)

3.   Don’t forget snacks!  If your kids are like mine, they can eat you out of house and                home!  I always pack a variety of snacks to keep my kids satiated – fruit snacks,                    oranges, peanut butter crackers, cookies in snack-sized packs, juice boxes, and                    water!  This should also save you some money, too, as most of the food inside the                parks are highly priced.  Don’t get me wrong, we do partake in the occasional ice                cream, french fry, and cotton candy vendor, but in between these splurges we are              all set!

4.   Bring another form of entertainment.  Unlike mommy, my kids tire of shopping                   eventually so I always have a few books and a tablet (We have the Amazon Fire)                 available for them.  I also make sure to have a blanket, pillow, and stuffed                             animal on board my wagon for when the sleeping bug hits!

5.  Devise a plan of attack.  We always decide where to begin our shopping and where to        end it, so we don’t miss out on anything.  This applies to wherever you are vacaying!          Having an itinerary will keep you organized and stress-free for the trip.  Below is the        layout we used for the trade days this past weekend.  We always refer to it once we            have completed a building and decide where to go next!  Image result for canton trade days

6.  Bring a bag or storage stroller!  I was lucky enough to have my friend, Pam, make me        a huge shoulder bag that was perfect for storing our purchases!  But, if you aren’t              that lucky, you can just purchase one of the many reusable bags that are on the                 market now or they even have cute little push carts available that are great.                         Unfortunately, I only have two hands (to push a wagon with) so a shoulder bag makes       more sense for me.  If you will not be traveling with kids or you have a friend who             can push this cart for you both, I highly recommend it!  You can even purchase a liner      and other cute accessories for it!

7.  Wear comfortable shoes and clothing!  Prepare for walking!!  We typically walk                   around 4 miles a day while in Canton, so I always wear tennis shoes and leggings.               Jeans may tend to chafe and heels are impractical!

And…that’s it!  I hope these tips help you on your next family trip!  If you have any other suggestions that I missed, please, please leave them in the comments!!  I would love to hear them!

Until next time!


Erin Sharplin Love


Happy Valentine’s Day – What is Your Organizing Personality

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I hope your day is going GREAT so far!  I am gearing up to go to my kid’s Valentine party at school in a bit, but wanted to get a quick blog post out to you!

When it comes to helping clients get rid of clutter, I have found that there are three different personality types that they typically have:

  1.  The Indecisive – They have trouble deciding what to keep and what to let go of merely because they are indecisive…”I may use this someday.”
  2.   The Perfectionist – This person typically never gets anything done because every detail of the process has to be complete perfect before they even think about beginning.
  3.   The Sentimentalist – She has a sentimental attachment to a lot of items, but doesn’t necessarily use them.

Do you already know which personality type is you??  I am sure you already have a good idea, so I want to give you a few tips on getting past these blocks when needed.

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Please let me know what your organizing personality is and if these graphics help you!

Erin Sharplin Love

New Series: Monthly Amazon Lifestyle Favorites/January

I frequently post my favorite items on my social media sites, and get a lot of interest from them, so I thought that I would make it easier to see them all in one place! I am an Amazon Prime lover and since a LOT of the items I love and purchase time and time again are from Amazon, I decided to just make this post strictly Amazon favorites. You DO have an Amazon account, right? If not, what are you waiting for?? The prices are good, items ship fast, and they come straight to your front door!

Norpro Coffee Warmer

I use this coffee warmer every morning while I am getting ready. It keeps my coffee at the perfect temperature!


Viva Paper Towels

Paper towels may seem like an odd item to list as a fave, but these are worth it! Trust me!!

Cuisinart Popcorn Maker

Quick and Easy! We have popcorn every Sunday (and some days in between)!

Bememo Moisturizing Heel Socks

I use these moisturizing socks every time I give myself a manicure and pedicure. Sometimes I will even sleep in them, if needed.

NEW PINK YETI LIMITED ADDITION - Personalized Yeti Tumbler - Engraved Yeti Rambler - 20 oz Yeti - 30 oz Yeti - Personalized Yeti - Yeti Gift - Laser Engraved Yeti - Yeti Tumbler - Yeti Cup …

Personalized Pink Yeti

I carry one of these cups around on the daily!  I fill it with water, lemon, and sometimes lime.  It helps me meet my water goals and it fits in the cup holder in my car!

Tyler 64oz./Half Gallon Glamorous Wash - Diva

Tyler Glam Wash

Oh my gosh!  If you haven’t tried this laundry detergent yet, you HAVE to!!  It is on the expensive side, so I mix one to two cap fulls with my ALL Free & Clear detergent.  It leaves the most wonderful scent on your sheets, towels, lingerie, and whatever else you want to use it on!!  A must!

Heart Leaf Philodendron - Easiest House Plant to Grow - 4" Pot - Live Plant

Heart Leaf Plant

I LOVE decorating with LIVE plants, although, I do use silk or faux plants some, too.  I used to be terrible at keeping plants alive, but have learned through trial and error.  Now I know what plants I have luck with and which ones I do not.  This heart leaf plan is super easy to care for and doesn’t need tons of sun.  This vendor sends a “care” sheet with this plant.  


Papermate Flair Pens

These are my favorite pens for journaling and paper planning.  They do not bleed and come in super fun colors!


I hope you find as much happiness from these items as I did!  Please share some of your Amazon favorites, too!  


Erin Sharplin Love





2018 is YOUR Year to GET ORGANIZED

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12 Reasons to Make 2018 Your Year to Get Organized!


Have you made any resolutions this year?  Would one of them happen to be to “simplify” your life or to“get organized”?  The word “simplify” has been batted around quite a bit these days, and my guess is that many people are becoming increasingly tired of an accumulation of unneeded items around the house.  Can you relate?  If so, what has stopped you from beginning the cleaning process?  Is the thought too overwhelming?  Or maybe you don’t have time.  Either way, this article will give you some great reasons to stop procrastinating and to get organized :

  1. Your home will be cleaner. And who doesn’t enjoy the awesome feeling of a clean home?  Having fewer items means that you will have less to clean.  What?  Did I say “less to clean”?  YES!  Getting rid of unneccessary clutter will allow you to clean faster and easier, thus creating a home that is cleaner and more enjoyable.
  2. You life will feel less chaotic. Think about your mornings for a minute.  How chaotic is it trying to get your kids, much less yourself, out of the door and to school and appointments on time?  Now, picture yourself as a calm and organized mom who is ready for anything that may come her way.  Yep…you can have that by getting organized.
  3. Your children will notice. Simplicity and order exemplify discipline.  Your children will learn from your everyday discipline of cleaning and organizing and will almost instinctually display it later when they have created lives of their own.  Okay, okay…this doesn’t always happen, but I can guarantee that your children will notice if their home is cluttered or organized.
  4. Your relationship may improve. It is scientifically proven that clutter breeds stress and uneasiness.  How can you nurture your relationships under such circumstances?
  5. You will feel more confident. If I were to show up at your house right now, how would you feel?  Confident in your surroundings or embarrassed by them?  Getting organized guarantees that the answer to this question would be final – CONFIDENT!
  6. You will be able to have more fun. When your home is simplified and orderly, EVERYTHING takes less time.  That means MORE time for fun!!  As an added bonus, you will be confident enough to entertain friends and family in your home.
  7. You will be able to get more done! How much time do you waste looking for things?  How often do you pace back and forth because you forgot what you were doing?  If you live in clutter, I can bet this is a common occurrence.  Clutter makes it extremely hard to get stuff done!  End of story.
  8. You will never waste time again. In other words, you will never have to LOOK for things again!  You will always know right where they are.  How great does that sound??
  9. You can relax. Disorder creates  a feeling of being overwhlemed. That feeling is the opposite of “relaxed.”   Clear the clutter to create a more serene environment.  You will be able to enjoy the small things, such as sipping hot tea, reading a good book, etc.
  10. You will have more room for the things you love. By getting rid of the items that you aren’t using, you will make room for more of the things you do love and use.  More clothes?  Why yes…let me toss a few of the shirts that I don’t wear anymore!  More books?  I would love that!  Let me get rid of those that I have already read and don’t think I will read again.  Think about it…why are you holding on to items that aren’t serving any purpose??
  11. It may advance your career. Consider this scenario – Two women are up for a promotion.  One is frequently late to work, comes a bit frazzled, and never quite has the right outfit on.  The other is always on time, confident, and always looks streamlined and well-dressed.  Who is going to get that promotion?  My bet is on the one who is obviously more organized.
  12. Do it for yourself! You deserve it!!!

So, which reason gave you the push you needed to get organized? Please share with me! or comment below.


Thanks for reading!

Erin Sharplin Love








Creating a Productive Workspace

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Surprisingly, having an inadequate workspace can affect you personally, emotionally, and financially. Rather, it should be a place where you enjoy spending your time, and it should be organized and productive. If your workspace doesn’t inspire and motivate you to create the best work in an efficient manner, stay tuned.  My tips below should help!

  • Begin by decluttering. In the end, you want your workspace to be clean and clutter free, so always begin by removing anything that doesn’t serve a specific, work-related purpose. Some items will be trash, while other items will simply need to be relocated. The clearer our desks the clearer our
  • Create smart storage. Take note of all the ways you could possibly store and organize your things. Maybe you could add shelving to the walls surrounding your desk, for instance. I like to keep floors clear, but that doesn’t mean you couldn’t add a stylish filing cube of some sort. I also suggest sticking to one color scheme when purchasing organizing products, such as baskets, bins, filing racks, etc. Although bright colors can promote happiness and alertness, too many colors can distract. Finally, I always utilize labels in a productive
  • Prevent piles of mail from accumulating. Flat surfaces tend to attract stacks of paper, so don’t let that happen by going vertical! In other words, use some stackable trays or hang baskets vertically on an empty wall to sort through mail. As soon as mail comes into your home, categorize it by the action that needs to be taken, such as bills that need to be paid, invitations that need responses,
  • Keep supplies at your fingertips. Make sure you can find a pencil, pen, eraser, paper clip, or any other item in a moment’s notice. There is nothing more frustrating than having to dig through a bottomless and unorganized drawer. Instead, use clear, plastic containers to categorize each item and keep your drawers neat and
  • Wrangle the myriad of cords! An office can accumulate an unbelievable array of cords and wires, so take the time to sort through them all and get rid of any cords that you no longer Then neatly wrap and label each cord according to use.  There are several ways to organize cords, but my favorite (and the least expensive) is to cut a toilet paper tube in half, cover with washi tape and slip the cords inside. You can then use a marker to label each roll or you could use a label maker. Another easy way to wrangle your cords is to wrap them in reusable Velcro ties.
  • Finally, you must make your area inviting and beautiful so you will want to spend time Below are a few of the ways I style a workspace:
    1. Add pictures and art to the surrounding walls and/or desktop. When you are pondering something and staring off into space, it will help to have something positive surrounding you.
    2. Employ a corkboard to serve as an inspiration board! This might be one of the most important things you can add to your workspace. After all, if you can dream it, it can happen!
    3. Greenery always livens up an area, and it will help clear the air of toxins. However, if you don’t have a green thumb, a faux plant will


  1. Make sure your chair is comfortable! Add pillows and a throw blanket for when you get a chill.
  2. Add an alternative light source, such as a lamp or desk light. Not only are they beneficial for completing necessary paperwork, they also add a bit of ambiance to the
  3. Don’t forget to add your favorite candle to complete the space. Watching the flicker of a flame can be

Once you complete these tips for creating a productive workspace, I can guarantee that you will work better because of the neatness and functionality.  I hope you’ve enjoyed these tips!  I would love to hear your tips!  Please comment below.


Thanks for stopping by!



How to FOCUS and Stop Wasting Time

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Do you have a “word of the year”?  If not, do you know why it is important, not to mention, life-changing to choose a word of the year?  First of all, it starts you from where you want to BE, instead of a typical New Year resolution that focuses on what you want to change.  So if you want to BE courageous, for example, your word of the year could be BRAVE.  The awesome part of choosing a word of the year is that once you have chosen your word, the whole world starts shifting. Not massively at first. But your word is with you all the time so you will see it pop up in everything you think or do.

With that said, my word for this year is FOCUS!  As a mom, wife, daughter, business owner, accountant, friend, pet owner, philanthropist, and a personal growth enthusiast, I never could get everything done and in a way that made me happy and whole.  I knew that I wanted to change and the only way I could do that was to FOCUS.   It took some adjustment, but once I made up my mind and dove right in!  Now I want to share my tips on how I focused and stopped wasting time.

  1. Silence your cell phone! The number one tip that I started to implement into my routine was to periodically silence my cell phone.  For instance, during dinner with my family there is no cell phone use.  When I am writing an article, such as during this moment, I turn the ringer of my cell phone off so there are no distractions.  When are your most important times and how can you implement this tip?
  2. Clean and organize your space(s). Whether it is your work desk, your family playroom, and/or your kitchen, nothing wastes time more than having to search for an item that has disappeared into a cluttered pile.  Make sure you take the time to clear and organize your spaces.  You will immediately feel and see the difference it makes in your schedule.
  3. Keep a notebook handy. While you are focused on one action there is bound to be something that pops in your head that you need to do or remember.  Acknowledge the thought and get it out of your head by immediately writing it down in a notebook.  Then you can refer back to the notebook when your current task has been completed.
  4. Take a break. If possible, take a break between each task.  This will keep you motivated and deter burnout.  I like to take a quick walk or simply fix a cup of tea or coffee to enjoy for ten minutes.  It’s all about focusing on the break, though!  Everything you do should come with focus.  Try not to think of anything else but the task at hand.  I know this is hard, but it can be done.  It just takes practice.  For instance, if you are playing with your children, that should be the only thing you are focused on in that moment.  Just set realistic timers for moving on to the next task.
  5. Delegate! I will admit that this one is hard for me.   I feel like I need to be the one to do it if I want it to be done right.  (Yes!  I am one of those people)  However, a lot of tasks are menial and can and should be delegated to make the best use of your time.  Take note of which tasks you may can delegate.
  6. Track your time. A good way to see where you time is actually going is to keep track of what you are doing hour to hour.  It will help you to see where the bulk of your time is being wasted, so you can preempt it before it happens next time.
  7. Batch similar tasks. For instance, make and return all phone calls at the same time every day.  This also works with emails!  The trick is to train yourself not to then check your emails throughout the rest of the day.  Run all of your errands while you are out and about instead of making multiple trips.
  8. Stop Multitasking!! Multitasking is one of the biggest time wasters there is! You can’t do two, or more, things at one time and do them well.  Focus on one task at a time and then move on to the next task.
  9. Prioritize. I suggest making a to-do list each morning and grouping items into 3 different categories – MUST, NEED, and WANT.  Obviously, the MUST do tasks should be the first things you complete.
  10. Discover your “prime time.” Are you a morning person or do you seem to get more done in the evening?  I used to be a night owl, but kids can quickly turn that around!  Haha!  Now, my prime time is early morning or early afternoon.  For instance, it is 2:00pm while I am writing this article.

FOCUSing is now enjoyable and fun for me, but had I not made it my word of the year I may still be floundering in my to-do lists dazed and confused.  I hope this article both inspires you to focus and stop wasting time, as well as, to inspire you to create a word of the year!  If you want to share your word of the year with me, email me at or comment below!

Thanks for reading!

Erin Sharplin Love



Getting Organized for Back to School

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Move over, summer!  A new school year is almost here and that means hectic schedules, alarm clocks, and paper piles.  Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with it all, but with a little organization you can create order out of the chaos.  Check out my tips below:

Take the time to transition!  Don’t let the school year sneak up on you.  Begin easing your children into their new bedtime routine gradually.  For instance, begin waking late sleepers earlier and earlier until it’s closer to the hour they will need to awake for school.

Organize their school clothes.  Go ahead and set aside a space in your child’s closet specifically for school clothes.  If your children do not wear uniforms, it may be a good idea to put together outfits a week at a time to avoid a war in the morning.  Or if you need to shop, check out the next tip.

Plan before you shop.  The beginning of the school year is always the biggest shopping time for stores, so it’s a good idea to be prepared.  Make a list of what your child needs so you won’t wander aimlessly and then leave with nothing, or worse, leave with way more than you need!

Create the perfect backpack nook.  This could be in a mudroom, laundry room, or simply inside the door they use the most.  I suggest hanging a coat hook for the backpack and placing a roomy basket underneath for papers and other paraphernalia.  Stopping paper clutter at the door is a must for any organizing junkie!

Make a plan for those piles of paper.  I suggest that you go ahead and devise a plan for what you will do with the paperwork that is soon to bombard you.  I love the idea of scanning coloring pages, A+ grades, and other keepsake pages and tossing the original.  Another idea is to create a display area for special papers and rotate them as needed.

Create a homework station.  Make doing homework more fun by creating the perfect space for your little one.  Let them help by decorating it and then storing it with papers, pencils, crayons, and other school work necessities.

Invest in a large calendar.  If you haven’t already, I suggest purchasing a large calendar that you can put in a central location for all to use.  When you begin receiving special dates from the school and/or sporting teams, put them in the calendar immediately.  I can imagine that nothing would be worse than missing your daughter’s school play or your son’s first t-ball game.

Create a nightly routine.  I promise this will save you from becoming crazed every school morning.  The more you can do the night before, the better.  For instance, go ahead and plan breakfast, pack lunches, choose outfits, scan backpacks for missing homework, projects, or library books, and make sure music and/or sports bags are packed and ready.

Remember…you can never be too prepared!

Happy new school year!!