Raising an Organized Child by Damon Korb, MD, FAAP

Weekly Trip to the Library The philosophy of Raising an Organized Child: 5 Steps to Boost Independence, Ease Frustration, and Promote Confidence by Damon Korb is that organized children are raised, not born. I know in my own adult, personal life when I feel good my home tends to be tidy. When things are chaotic […]

Kid Friendly Organizing

http://confessionsofaslackermom.com/ “After the verb ‘To Love,’ ‘To Help’ is the most beautiful verb in the world.” — Bertha Von Suttner An attitude of helpfulness creates a feeling of togetherness within the family as everyone works toward common goals. Encourage the child’s creativity by enlisting their help for novel solutions for storage and cleaning up their […]

Keeping Motivated During Down-Time

When the third grader is at school full-time and the toddler is napping it can be hard to be motivated to do another load of laundry when your favorite soap opera is on the flat screen and some leftover birthday cake is waiting to be tasted in the fridge. Most nannies and au pairs have […]