Category Archives: Family

Helping our Kids

  I am a parent of two older teens, one in the first year of college and one in the later years of high school. As an organizer, my kids grew up with structure and routine, in hopes of them … Continue reading

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Finding (and Maintaining) a Love Life When You Have ADHD

    As an ADHD specialist, I frequently have the privilege of meeting couples where one partner has ADHD (or ADD). As they lead me on a tour of their home, it’s not infrequent that the spouse without ADD makes … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY GIFT-GIVING

I used to think I was very clever whenever I advised people about gift giving for special occasions and holidays. I would always suggest that when selecting gifts for people who actually have material plenty to give beautiful “disposables.” I … Continue reading

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Back-to-School, Organizing, and Life

When my kids were young… I saw every day as both an opportunity and an obligation to teach them about the world and life. From their first day home, I started talking to them about the beauty of nature, moral … Continue reading

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From Summer to School: Back To School Organizing Do’s & Don’ts

OK, folks…it’s August. Any day now, the mail will arrive with teacher assignments and the excitement (and anxiety) of the new school year will start to bubble up! While the kids won’t go back to school for a few more … Continue reading

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Getting Organized…NOT Your Mother’s Wedding Registry

As a professional organizer, I have seen more than my fair share of wedding gifts… But not exactly as you’d expect… I see them years after the big day… …in their original boxes, …collecting dust, …tucked away in a closet … Continue reading

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