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Organizing Tricks for Busy Moms

Quick videos to help moms organize kids’ schoolwork, declutter the junk drawer, eliminate cord clutter, and more.

Closet Help

How to Organize a Closet
Having a neat, organized closet simplifies your life, making it easier to get dressed every morning. This video shows how to organize a closet in three easy steps.

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How to Organize Kids’ Schoolwork

Children inevitably come home from school with scads of artwork and assignments. What to do with it all? Follow the simple steps in this video to keep it contained and well organized throughout the school year and beyond.
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How to Organize Bills

It’s safe to say that no one enjoys paying the bills, but having a solid system for tackling this task—as shown in this video—can take at least some of the sting out of it. Here’s how to keep bills organized both before and after you pay them.
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How to Organize Your Makeup

In your morning rush to get ready, you don’t have the time (or the patience) to root around in a makeup bag for the perfect shade of lipstick. Use the organizing technique in this video to get a beautiful start to every day.
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How to Organize a Junk Drawer

Tricks to clean out the clutter in less than 2 minutes.
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Packing Tips

How To: Pack a Suitcase

8 Smart Packing Tips 
How do you maximize suitcase space without wrinkling everything in the process? It's easy with these smart tips. 

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How to Pack Anything
Smart strategies for stowing your belongings, from accessories to sleepwear.

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11 Steps to Organizing the Kids' Room 

A well-organized room offers two big benefits: Kids can find what they’re looking for fast, and the room stays neater because everything has a place. 

  • Make a mess. Start by dumping all the toys on the floor.
  • Assess and categorize. Group toys by type and then by size: small, medium, and large. Make another pile for anything that’s broken or that your kids have outgrown.
  • Donate or toss. Call up local charities and arrange for a pickup of the items in good condition that your kids no longer use; toss anything that’s beyond repair.

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