Tag Archives: parents

From Both Sides Now: I Became The Client

Over the past 3 years, I’ve called three different NAPO colleagues to help me with my own organizing projects.  Each time it was a fantastic experience.  Not only did I get stuff done, I really got an appreciation for what … Continue reading

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A Baby Boomer’s Perspective – Helping Our Parents Downsize

Being a “baby boomer” with aging parents is a challenge. Some people transition into this next phase easily, while others may struggle. Read this article to hear an organizer’s perspective on helping parents to downsize. Continue reading

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Help! I Fear Inheriting a Mess

“How can I make my parents organize their papers? They gave me power of attorney and named me as executor, but I don’t know where anything is.” I receive phone calls like this several times each year. The caller is … Continue reading

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Sorting out your parents’ estate

“I’m cleaning out my parents’ home and coming across lots of items with sentimental value, how do I decide what to keep?” A friend asked me this question recently. Like so many of us will do in our middle years, she’s … Continue reading

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My Family’s Busy Bags

My ‘Busy Bags’ have helped me keep my sanity and stay organized while traveling or just being ‘out and about’. Read on for inspiration on how to create your own ‘Busy Bags’. Continue reading

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10 Easy Organizing Ideas for Once a Week

If you have kids in school, you’re aware that September will be here before you know it. With that comes the responsibility of keeping the kids organized so they can get their schoolwork completed and everyone can get out the door on time each morning. Teens and adults can benefit from these 10 simple habits you can do ONCE A WEEK to stay functionally organized: Continue reading

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