Too much is overwhelming. Too many toys, activities, and clutter can add a lot of stress to a kid, but they can’t express it. It can lead to behavior problems and higher anxiety for kids. Being in a home other than their own is already an adjustment, giving them a calm space helps them create strong, happy associations with your home. Here are 4 easy ways.
Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! I do so love that part of the Wizard of Oz as they walk in lock step along the yellow brick road. But truthfully, who has time for that?
Welcome to Part 2 of our Digital Life Series. Today we’re diving into a foundational app, calendars! Most of us already have a calendar on our phone but let’s talk about how to transition from our day planners to our online calendars. Continue reading
Do you find yourself missing out on the Joy of the Season due to being run down, over busy, or just blah? You’re not alone. For all the sparkle and presents, the Holiday season can be hard. Continue reading
Step ONE: Do the biggest nastiest task first. Eat that frog!
I don’t know about you but if I have a big nastiest ugly toad looming over my day…. it makes everything harder. I’ve built it up into something paralyzing. Continue reading
We’ve all seen the movie Toy Story right? I’m pretty sure that’s close to how it actually works. Toys getting up in the middle of the night makes way more sense than our precious angels making such giant messes, right?
Sure. Continue reading
Spark Organizing has heard the same stories. Stories of elves that make shoes, increasing business productivity while the owners slept. Then the stories about house elves that did little chores making life easy. Our hearts went pitter-patter and we all WANTED. Continue reading
Batching. When I hear this my brain goes straight to chocolate chip cookies. Yes, that’s right, a batch of chocolate chip cookies. My brain has already created a fantasy of them hot and fresh but that’s not really what we’re going to cover right now.
Nope, this is TASK BATCHING.
This is not Suzanna – this is her super fantastic assistant. She would call me that even if I wasn’t the one writing this, so it’s not cheating. Promise.
I started that way because I want to tell you about something personal and it would be strange and awkward to not acknowledge my own story. I’m daydreaming how this would look if someone approached Suzanna in the grocery store about it, and I’m giggling, but I need to get to the point. Continue reading
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