321-234-5499
text or call 24 hrs a day
info@SparkOrganizing.com

Tag Archives: professional


Best Way to Learn a New Habit and Make It Stick!


Author: Ruth Zeman

Have you ever read the children's book, "The Phantom Tollbooth"? In it we meet the Terrible Trivium, demon of petty tasks and worthless jobs, ogre of wasted effort, and monster of habit. Our hero Milo asks,

"But why bother?"
"Because my young friends," he muttered sourly, "what could be more important than doing unimportant things? If you stop to do enough of them, you'll never get to where you're going".  He punctuated his last remark with a villainous laugh. 

Read More

Are You Missing Out on The Important Moments With Your Kids?


Author: Suzanna Kaye

Are you missing out on the important moments with your kids?

(a thought from The 365 Project)
How much do you love just watching your kids? When they’re sleeping, while they play, when they learn something new?
Some of my favorite moments with my stepdaughter are just watching her evolve. Becoming more distinct and her own person. Laughing, trying new things, getting back up after failing and then succeeding.
It’s easy to fall into the trap of giving to show love. Seeing a toy in the store I know she’ll love. Letting her know I’m thinking of her when she’s not around by buying a pack of Pokemon cards. Getting craft supplies in the hopes of spending time together.

Read More

Lions & Tigers, Calendars & Scheduling, OH MY!: Digital Life Series Part 2


Author: Ruth Zeman

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. 

Read More

Organizing After Loss: Grief 4 of 4


 

We've come a long way. This is part four of our series. Thanks for sticking with us. There is nothing easy about losing loved ones. I hope you're collecting your stories and moving forward at your own pace. 

Read More

You are the Keeper of the Magic.


 

As the holiday season rolls out the red carpet some of us sigh in delight. Just as many of us sigh, feeling "meh".  That feeling that the magic of the season just isn't what it once was. We look around and just can't seem to get into the flow of the season. Even when in your heart you're positive this is your favorite season. 

Read More

Fully Experience the JOY of the SEASON!


 

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.

Read More

Create Your Office on the GO! Be productive away from Home


 

Previously I covered how to use your car as your mobile office and click here if you missed that - but now I want to share with you about working while traveling. It's more than just being in your car all the time.

Read More

Creative Storage for Kids Rooms


 

I have a pillow that sits in my living room that reads, "Support your local wildlife, have children." This nicely sums up that I think my children, now teens, are mostly feral. However, Suzanna Kaye, professional organizer has a super sweet awesome 7 year old, so there is still a great deal of hope at her house.

Check out this great facebook live (okay, facebook video that was recorded in advance but aired at the same time as the live).

Read More

Organizing After Loss: Grief 1 of 4


 

Hey Beautiful.

If you're reading this than chances are you understand why they say the only constant in this world is death and taxes. There's nothing easy about either.

Sorrow and grief can weigh us down and make the simplest decision harder so of course you're surrounded by stuff that needs you to make decisions.

Read More

How One Notebook Changed My Work Day!


 

You know I have more than a few notebooks right?  In a previous facebook live I let you peek into my closet at my stock (see it here). I just love a fresh notebook. Don't get me wrong I'm all for going paperless but the act of writing things down is part of how I think.

Read More