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School Routines for a Smooth September

Between August and September, back to school season is in full swing and families across the country are adjusting to their new routines. When it comes to school routines there are a few things that you need to keep in mind to make sure the switch from the freedom of summer to the restrictions of the school year will go well. So here are my tips. // Homework Routines Homework not only needs a place >> Read More

Calendar Routines for Busy Moms

Calendar Routines are where the secret to our GO MOM!® Organizing Tips really begins. September is the time of year when busy Moms are adjusting to an entirely new calendar, full of new activities and expectations. Its a delicate dance of work commitments, after-school activities, helping kids navigate new homework loads, and then there is dinner. It speaks for itself. So here are my tips to help you get focused on where your organized life begins >> Read More

The WAHM Summer Juggle ~ Household Chores

Household chores might just be the greatest WAHM summer juggle there is. I don’t know about you but I always look to the summer and think “Wow! It will be so much easier for us to get the busyness and the back end work of taking care of house done without having to keep up every weekend. Surely I’ve got 5 days with my kids home and we can get the chores done.” Except for >> Read More

Get Organized for Summer {Schedule}

My summer schedule begins with planning ahead.  So I’m here to make sure you have everything you need to make that transition from full on school to days on end at home a seamless one and hopefully full of fun. This post is part of our 4 part series  helping busy Moms get ready for their kids to come home for summer break before…or just after it begins.  Even if your kids are still in school, the >> Read More

Family Command Center for Summer

A family command center for summer is key for an organized transition from the routines of school to the freedom of summer.  Thanks to the team at 3M, this year I’ve got some fun new products from the Home Collection by Posit-it® Brand, Scotch® Brand and Command™ Brands that will make our 2014 summer station all kinds of fresh and fun.  When it comes to centralized family calendaring, for the better part of 18 years >> Read More

I Haven’t Always Been This Organized

I haven’t always been this organized ~ it’s true! While I’ve been incredibly organized most of my life, I’ve had seasons where I have barely been able to keep my organized head above water, much less keep things going in the way both I and my family are used to. I’ve been a stay at home Mom turned work from home Mom for 18 1/2 years. I”ve been truly blessed to have what I think >> Read More

What Do You Want GO MOM! To Be? {GO MOM! Survey}

What do you want GO MOM! to be for you? No really, what do you want? Its not often we get asked that question and even less often, it seems, that our favorite online resources ask “What do you want?” Caught between building a community while working a successful business, it is far too easy to lose site of why we are here in the first place ~ you. From the kind of content you >> Read More

Getting Organized for Surgery

Getting organized for surgery isn’t an every day occurrence.  And for busy Moms, while you are the first to raise you hand to help others in this situation, its a whole new ball game when its you who has to take your turn.  I’m about to have an outpatient surgery on my foot, something I’ve known is coming for quite some time and thanks to a great surgeon, I’m confident I’ll be on the move >> Read More

GO MOM! Organizing Tips ~ New Series for 2013 So are you in? Twelve months of organizing tips just for busy Moms focused on one key room, process, or area of your life that needs to be managed. Grab your GO MOM!® DIY Planner and get ready to rock the organized house!  If you missed our How to Get Organized in 2013 Series, check it out now for the building blocks only your planner can offer as you Outsmart the Chaos™ all year >> Read More

Family Time on Simply Stated for Real Simple

  Do you protect family time on your planner so you never miss Family Night, Date Night, or Girls Night Out?  Just typing that makes me happy and ready for all kinds of fun!  Last month, we kicked off a 6 part series on Simple Stated, Real Simple Magazine’s Blog.  Created in partnership with Real Simple and Samsung, the series is rooted in the question, “Why work harder?”  Each installment focuses on a topic that when >> Read More