think beyond tidying up

People always ask me what I think about Marie Kondo and her book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up." If you're not familiar with her book, TV show, or many, many appearances online and elsewhere, she proposes decluttering by letting go of items that do not "spark joy." And she's sweet and lovely, and her …

the ultimate decluttering secret

... the ease of shopping online is causing an epidemic of cluttered, disorganized homes, leading to unhappy families.

5 tips for getting out the door on time

It's that time again--back to school! Getting kids out the door in the morning is one of of the most stressful times of the day for parents. When the school year begins, the lazy days of summer come to an abrupt end, and if your kids don't know what to expect... well, you know what …