Organized Mom on December 14th, 2009

I’m still dealing with the clutter demon. When you live in a small place, you have to be brutal in culling your possessions. That’s something I haven’t been doing. Sentimentality has not been my friend. I like to keep mementos reminding me of good times, happy things, and people I love. But when you’re so […]

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Organized Mom on September 26th, 2008

Earlier I mentioned staying organized while traveling. And now it’s back to the usual routines. Sort of. It takes a day or two to get back into the swing after travel. I have to catch up on email, regular mail, and all the other paperwork that running a household and business entails. And I’ll need […]

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Organized Mom on September 24th, 2008

I like my routines. I think I need them. It’s one thing that helps me feel in control when things are crazy. But when you travel, there’s no such thing as routine. Travel throws off my organizing routines, too. Mail lies unopened. Emails can go unanswered (spotty internet access, and all that jazz). But the […]

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Organized Mom on September 10th, 2008

Sometimes, even maintenance mode is a little tough. I had somewhat of a rough day, getting some bad family-related news and dealing with frustrating work issues. When I feel overwhelmed it’s really hard to jump into an organizational project. Take my desk, for instance. Right now it has the week’s mail in a pile, waiting […]

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