7 Smart Ways to Organize Your Kid’s Closet
It’s no secret that a tidy, streamlined closet for your child will keep you from losing your mind…not to mention your kids’ clothes. Think how easy the morning dress-up battle would be if you knew where exactly every sock, T-shirt, and favorite pair of shoes were. Enter Lisa Adams, designer and owner of LA Closet Design, who shares her secrets for an organized and efficient kid’s closet.
10 Ways to Maximize a Tiny Dorm Room Without Breaking the Bank
And all for less than the cost of a college textbook.
9 DIY Locker Decorations to Personalize Your Space
Make classmates jealous with these cool DIY projects for your locker.
10 Cool Alarm Clocks
If you have to get up early, you’ll want one of these unique alarm clocks to be the one to wake you.
Sorting and Storing Your Child’s Artwork
How to sort and store the fragile tokens of youth (without hurting anyone’s feelings).
How to Organize the Entryway
Clutter coach Chip Cordelli turns this potential pileup spot (backpacks! jackets! soccer balls!) into a super-efficient on-off ramp for quick school-day exits and happy homecomings.
9 Back-to-School Apps That’ll Make Your Life Easier
Heading back to school? There’s an app for that! Streamline the fall chaos with these nine lifesaver tools, all available on your smartphone.
12 Surprising Items to Pack For College
Make sure your college student doesn’t leave home without these essentials.
8 Ingenious Homework Help Sites
When your children’s homework has even you stumped, try these smart sites for answers.
12 Back-to-School Traditions You’ll Want to Steal
You’ve purchased new backpacks and stocked up on cold cuts. What else can you do to mark the big day (besides snapping their picture on the front stoop)? We asked some creative parents—including a few who work at Real Simple—to share the sweet things they do year after year.