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Control Your Childrens Clutter!!


Ever feel overwhelmed by all the papers, notices, artwork, and other items your kids bring home from school? Don't be a pack rat!! We'll show you how to "Trap the R-A-T" (RETAIN, ACT, THROW)1. School flyers: Nearly every day, your child brings home flyers announcing some school activity, bake sale, field trip, or other such notices.

Declutter Your Home in 11 Easy Steps


Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of organizing your home? Start on a smaller scale instead and it will be a whole lot easier.For example, instead of starting with the entire house, commit to starting with one room.

After the Clutter: 5 Steps to a New Daily Routine


I've noticed that in the two years since the major de-cluttering of my apartment, clutter has been creeping back in.So what DO you do after you've cleared the clutter? If your day-to-day routines are continuing to create clutter, then you'll always be one step behind it.

Making Space - Letting Go of Clutter


To make room for new things to come into you life, you have to create space for such things. If your environment or life is packed with things you no longer need or that no longer serve you, then you are holding yourself back.

Thinking Outside the Box


Much of my time as a Professional Organizer is spent helping people to put things into containers and boxes. But, success in this business requires as much thinking "outside the box" as it does about putting things into containers.

Digging out of Paper Clutter - part 1


Digging out from under stacks of paper might seem like a daunting and insurmountable task. Let's face it, paper can be intimidating and overwhelming.

Digging out of Paper Clutter - part 2


We previously noted that papers must be sorted before they can be properly filed. Continuing from our last article, your sort has left you with two piles - 'to file' and 'to throw away/recycle.

Everything Fits Together Perfectly!


Here's a little lesson I experienced while packing boxes for my move to Victoria, BC.I decided to pack my own belongings so that I would have more money to set up my apartment once I'd moved.

Addiction to Clutter


Clutter is a big problem for many people. At a lecture that I gave, I asked for a show of hands regarding how many people had problems with clutter and disorganization.

Spring Makeovers: Organizing Tips for the Home and a Virtual Makeover for You


Winter is starting to retreat, and hints of Spring are everywhere. Time to clear away the clutter and get you and your house in order.

Success at Work : Techniques : A Cluttered Desk


I followed my boss to a co-worker's cubicle where my boss requested a certain document from the co-worker. The actual surface of the co-workers desk was not visible because it was covered with a cluttered pile of papers, catalogs, booklets, and other paraphernalia.

Feeling Overwhelmed and Unorganized? - How to Use Index Cards to Organize Your Life


Feeling Overwhelmed and Unorganized? - How to Use Index Cards to Organize Your LifeAre you still looking for the perfect organizing tool? Is your Filofax too bulky and heavy to fit in your purse and carry with you? Tried a Palm or other Handheld and found it awkward to use when you're on the run?Ta Da!! - Try simple 3x5 index cards, you know the litle ones you use for kitchen recipes.Why? They are affordable, easy to find and they fit in your pocket or purse.

Declutter for Sucess


Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could.

Spruce Your Environment, Spruce Your Spirit


After a long winter, this is the time of year to spruce up your environment with a good Spring Cleaning. It's amazing what doing this can do for one's state of mind.

Calendars and Personality Type


I recently conducted a survey to look at the relationship between an individual's personality type and his or her organizing and time management style, and noticed that the majority of participants said they have a calendar system that works for them. As there are so many time management systems available, both paper-based and electronic, I thought it would be interesting to find out which calendar systems are most popular with each personality type, and asked my ezine subscribers and visitors to my website to describe their time management system, what they like and dislike about it, and their personality type according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®).

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CT Youth Organizing, Leadership and Development Grants  Youth Today

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State GOP to focus on grass roots organizing  WISN Milwaukee

New Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Andrew Hitt says the party's grass roots are organized and energized coming out of the state GOP convention.


AFL-CIO Budget Declares Organizing Unimportant  The Real News Network

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The University Is a Battleground  Jacobin magazine

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ORGANIZING 4X4 - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal  Fergus Falls Daily Journal

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How Chinese tech workers are organizing the online #996 labor movement, despite risks of censorship  Global Voices

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Carl Junction Fire Protection District organizing efforts to assist those in need in the county  KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com

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5 questions to ask when organizing for innovation  The Enterprisers Project

Sungard AS lead CTO architect explores how to make a dedicated innovation team work in your organization.


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Conservative filmmakers are reportedly working on a stage play based on text exchanges between former FBI agent Peter Strzok and lawyer Lisa Page, who ...


AFL-CIO Budget Is a Stark Illustration of the Decline of Organizing  Splinter

A leaked copy of the AFL-CIO's internal budget for 2018–2019 shows that America's largest organized labor federation now dedicates less than a tenth of its ...


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You have read 0 of 8 articles. Log In or Subscribe. PRAISE & WORSHIP SUMMER SERIES. News release. Eighteen churches and groups have joined to ...


Anarchist Arya Stark: This Game of Thrones Meme Breaks Down Characters by Political Organizing Tactics  TeenVogue.com

See how Arya, Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, and more fan favorites would fit into a political organizing space.


New Bernie Sanders App Democratizes Organizing — and Panics People Unfamiliar With Organizing  The Intercept

The Bernie Sanders campaign kicked off its massive volunteer program this weekend by holding nearly 5,000 house parties across the country and unveiling a ...


Trump says Rolling Thunder ride will return to DC, organizers say not so fast  CNN

As hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists arrive in the nation's capital Sunday to participate in the final Rolling Thunder, where they pay tribute to *service* ...


Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Abortion bans ignite pro-choice organizing  Madison.com

A rash of extreme anti-abortion bills like these are being pushed through state legislatures across the country, banning abortions or making them almost ...


Connecticut Hotel Workers Do Their Own Organizing and Beat the Boss  Labor Notes

One union's member-centered model prepared it for a fierce anti-union campaign that would have broken many others. UNITE HERE Local 217, which ...


AFL-CIO spends far more on politics than organizing  Washington Examiner

A leaked internal budget for the AFL-CIO, the nation's largest labor federation, shows that it devotes more than three times as much to political advocacy as it ...


Women Organizing for Wilmington holds #MeToo support group for parents of New Hanover Co. students  WECT

Lynn Shoemaker, who founded WoW, says the group provides a safe space for parents to share stories, look for resolution and bond about their experiences.


Faith in action: True North Organizing Network aims to make the world a more livable place  Eureka Times Standard

In the Book of James, a first-century letter written to an early Jewish Christian audience scattered outside Palestine, the author instructs his readers to ...


Kamala Harris launches national organizing program  POLITICO

She piloted her online program in Iowa under the banner of "Camp Kamala."


The Home Edit Debuted Genius New Organizers at the Container Store—5 Best Finds Under $28  Real Simple

The home organizing gurus behind the Home Edit just launched a brilliant new collection at the Container Store. Here are our 5 favorite organizers under $28.


Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a very dark side of tourism. Sexual exploitation and trafficking of.


Rolling Thunder organizers contradict Trump's tweet  CNN

As hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists arrive in the nation's capital to participate in the final Rolling Thunder, where they pay tribute to *service* members ...


Picktorial 4.0 review: Photo editor enhances its organizing features  Macworld

Picktorial 4.0 has enhanced its photo organizing features, but several aspects introduce hiccups in the photography workflow.


How Sylvia Rivera Created the Blueprint for Transgender Organizing  Out Magazine

Two years before her death, Stonewall veteran Sylvia Rivera served as muse for a photography series captured by Valerie Shaff. The black-and-white images ...


How to organize your Google Photos collection  The Verge

Photos is filled with tools for organizing your collection and making it more manageable, and most of them require little to no effort to embrace.


Identification of a regeneration-organizing cell in the Xenopus tail  Science Magazine

A tale of tadpole tail regeneration. Some vertebrates, including some amphibians, show a remarkable, if sometimes restricted, ability to regenerate lost ...


Mayor Ron Nirenberg Got Endorsements From Texas Organizing Project and the Texas Democratic Party – Here's Why That Matters  San Antonio Current

Mayor Ron Nirenberg has landed the endorsements of a couple organizing heavyweights that sat on the sidelines in the run-up to May's citywide election. The...


How to Organize Your Car's Trunk the Right Way  Real Simple

Between jumper cables and camping gear, your car trunk holds a lot of essentials. Follow these easy tips to tidy up your car's trunk so it can stash even more.


Bernie Sanders' volunteer army plans massive weekend organizing parties  CNN

Bernie Sanders is putting his supporters to work this weekend.


Bernie Sanders supporters kick off local organizing effort  Eureka Times Standard

Supporters of Bernie Sanders kicked off campaign organizing in Humboldt County with several events across the area. The handful of events were among ...


Why organizing Uber and Lyft drivers is a big challenge  Ars Technica

Lyft and Uber drivers around the world are striking on Wednesday to protest low pay, arbitrary terminations, and other concerns. The protest comes just before ...


Abortion Bans Ignite Pro-Choice Organizing  Democracy Now!

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan. In Texas, if state Rep. Tony Tinderholt had his way, women who have an abortion could get the death penalty. Fortunately ...


Visual Motifs: Using Studiobinder Software to Organize Creatives  Fstoppers

Creatives are, well, creative. I think it's more than just a cliche that creatives can be a bit disorganized. Ideas can come and then go with such frequency and ...


You're Already Doing It: The Fastest Trick to Organizing Your Life  Greatist

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Bernie Sanders Is Getting A Shadow Organizing Campaign In The Midwest  BuzzFeed News

Our Revolution will work to amplify Sanders' message in the Midwest as he builds the case that he's the best candidate to beat Donald Trump.


City of Abbotsford organizing renewed homelessness forum  Abbotsford News

After the City of Abbotsford's regional homelessness forum fell out due to snowy weather in February, the city is organizing a new forum, albeit with a “slightly ...


Volkswagen gets NLRB to delay UAW organizing drive at Chattanooga  People's World

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Even as Volkswagen keeps saying it's officially neutral, its bosses convinced the National Labor Relations Board to throw a legal delay ...


NetDocuments Wants to Update Legal's Tedious Document Organizing Process | Legaltech News  Law.com

NetDocuments' new SetBuilder add-on built off Chapman and Cutler's Closing Room program looks to digitize and streamline legal's traditional approach of ...


The power of organizing with Paulette Aniskoff - Georgetown Public Policy Review  Georgetown Public Policy Review

Earlier this semester Interview Editor Katherine Pardoe sat down with former Obama White House staff member and Spring GU Politics Fellow Paulette Aniskoff.


BottleRock organizers step up sustainability push at Napa music festival  Napa Valley Register

The quest for a more efficient, less wasteful BottleRock has extended to some of the Napa music festival's largest and smallest details – from the buses carrying ...


This teen is organizing a prom for the kids who always seem to get left out  Dallas News

Kennedy Bentley already has plans for her first spring break from Bethany College in Kansas next year: putting together a prom for students with disabilities.


Odds of South Florida disturbance organizing into tropical system tumble to 10%  Florida Today

Chances of a low-pressure trough off South Florida organizing into a tropical system within the next five days have dropped from 20% to 10%, the National ...


A cycle through time: Groups organize bike tour of historic Bemidji...  Bemidji Pioneer

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Organizing Your Garage Is Actually Possible — You Just Need These 13 Products  POPSUGAR

We've been on a bit of an organizing kick recently, but the one part of the house that always feels like a lost cause is the garage. Ironically, it's usually.


Marina organizing Lake of Egypt Paddle Fest  KFVS

MARION, IL (KFVS) - A paddle sport event will be held on Lake Egypt on Saturday, May 18 at noon. The Pyramid Acres Marina is organizing it and it will be held ...


Santana: Newport Residents Lead Organizing Efforts Against JWA Private Jet Expansion  VoiceofOC

Orange County supervisors on Tuesday will consider a plan to grow executive jet flight operations at John Wayne Airport, which has sparked intense opposition ...


Off-road enthusiasts help organize Euharlee 4-Wheel Drive Show  Daily Tribune News

Known for its pink accessories, Kirstyn Bauer's Wrangler is one of a kind. Sharing her passion for Jeeps and off-roading with her husband, Hunter, the ...


How to organize a bedroom closet in 4 easy steps — and the tools you need to do it  Business Insider

Creating a system that helps you keep your closet organized can be challenging. Here is how to organize a closet and what you need to do it.


Court rules NY farm workers have right to organize  Times Union

ALBANY — Farm workers in New York have the right to organize and collectively bargain, according to a state appeals court's Thursday ruling that said an ...


Spring cleaning season with professional organizers  1011now

During a long, seemingly endless Nebraska winter you may be guilty of not planning for that spring cleaning session. With the warmer weather here, groups like ...


15 Ways To Organize Your Bookshelves, For Every Personality Type  Bustle

As I sit here writing this, just hours away from moving half-way across the country, my own bookshelves look remarkably similar to cardboard boxes. (Because ...


UAW: Let Volkswagen Organizing Vote Proceed, Get Campaign Going  Bloomberg Law

The United Auto Workers is initiating a process that would put a campaign to organize Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tenn., facility back in motion.


Program organizers prepare to feed area's children this summer  Johnson City Press (subscription)

For districts in the area, the school year is coming to an end, but nutrition staff and local organizations are preparing for a busy summer. Many school districts ...


Kickstarter Workers Kick Off a Union Organizing Drive; NPM Allegedly Fires Engineers for Organizing Efforts  IEEE Spectrum

Just a year after Lanetix fired 14 engineers for union organizing, tech workers lead two more unionization efforts.


32 Smart Organizing Products Amazon Customers Always Buy, and We See Why  POPSUGAR

Even though I try to clean my house as much as possible, I always seem to fight a constant battle against clutter. This Spring, that's going to change. I'm.


Wasatch County Democratic Party Holds Organizing Party, Still Seeking Candidate For Party Secretary  KPCW

Members of the Wasatch Democratic party met Saturday morning for their party organizing convention. Saturday morning's meetings at Midway Town Hall had.


The Home Edit launches new Container Store collaboration  TODAY

A new collaboration between the Container Store and the Home Edit is sure to help organize every aspect of your home in style.


Sara Shookman's closet cleanse: Experts reveal the best ways to organize your clothes  WKYC.com

Easy steps to tackling closet clutter, with help from The Wardrobe Consultant team.


Ames eighth-graders organize lunchtime climate change strike  Ames Tribune

Ames Middle School eighth-grader Mia O'Connor-Walker has seen the erratic effects of climate change first-hand from experiencing life on her family farm in ...


The Man Who Should Organize Brexit (He Practiced By Cycling Around The World In 80 Days)  Forbes

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Advice From a Professional 'Drawer-ganizer'—Plus the 11 Best Organizers for Every Drawer in Your House  Real Simple

A professional “drawer-ganizer” offers advice on cleaning the chaos of your disorganized catchalls, plus the best drawer organizers for every room.


Everything You Need To Organize Your Bathroom Like An Influencer  Forbes

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Five-Star RB Bijan Robinson Organizing Official Visits  247Sports

Tucson (Ariz.) Salpointe Catholic five-star running back Bijan Robinson has his first two official visits locked in and eyes a few more before making a decision...


Early Arrival: New York Farmworkers Win Right to Organize  Documented

Farmworkers in New York now have the right to organize and collectively bargain after a state appeals court overturned a decision from a lower court on ...


2 months out from this year's Blue Water Fest, organizers already eyeing 2020 changes  Port Huron Times Herald

Natalie Watson, director of Port Huron's Downtown Development Authority, said they're at about 75% of the needed sponsorships for the 2019 festival.


Memorial Day balloon festival is canceled, but organizers hope to bring it back next year  Durham Herald Sun

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Organizers Kick Off “Sprint” to Put Climate Tax on Denver Ballot  Westword

A push to tax energy usage to help fund Denver's efforts to fight climate change has just 46 days to collect enough signatures to refer the initiative to voters in ...


Audio: Pasadena Tenant Organizers Trying to Get Rent Control Measure on 2020 Ballot  KPCC

Organizers in Pasadena tried and failed to collect enough signatures to place a rent control measure on the ballot last year. They're betting local voters who've ...


Marie Kondo's New Book Sparks Joy For Kids  HouseBeautiful.com

Marie Kondo revealed her new children's book on instagram yesterday. An illustrated organizing guide for kids that teaches sparking joy through tidying the way ...


'Struggle still continues': labor organizers march in Albany  Times Union

ALBANY - Before the annual May Day march even started, a man leaned out of a van and yelled in agreement with activists gathered in Townsend Park: "Tax ...


Is Cleveland Beer Week dead? Organizers weigh fest's future  cleveland.com

Cleveland Beer Week organizers are considering the future of the event, which was held annually for 10 years.


Kemet Foundation to organize int'l seminar on Africa July 3  Egypttoday

CAIRO - 26 May 2019: The Kemet Boutros Ghali Foundation for Peace and Knowledge will be organizing an international seminar on inter-African cooperation ...


Organizers ready for 44th Territory Days  KOAA 5

OLD COLORADO CITY – The three-day Territory Days event kicks of Saturday in Old Colorado City. The event offers more than 180 food and craft booths, live ...


17 Home Organizing Tools with Nearly Perfect Reviews on Amazon  Reader's Digest

You'll soon see why these top-rated organizing tools have fans who give them all five stars. Try one to solve your most challenging clutter problem.


Liz Gilbert named executive director of 2020 DNC local organizing committee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Liz Gilbert was named Wednesday as the executive director of the local organizing committee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention. The announcement ...


NY's top court affirms farmworkers' right to organize  NEWS10 ABC

The New York Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled that farmworkers across the state have the right to organize and bargain collectively.


Parents organize lupus walk in honor of their daughter  nbc25news.com

LAPEER, Mich. – A one mile walk to raise awareness about lupus was held Sunday. It was inspired by this local woman, Timberly Ranshaw, who died of lupus ...


Cyber Command is decoding how to best (re)organize teams  fifthdomain.com

The command is applying lessons learned to be more effective and sustain readiness.


3 more die on Mount Everest as tour organizers pin blame on traffic jam  Fox News

Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday increasing the death toll for the week to seven, while officials believe the traffic jam going up the ...


Organizers prep for severe weather threat ahead of Wichita State graduations  KWCH

The possibility of severe weather Saturday is on the minds of many, especially those organizing or planning to attend graduation ceremonies. Wichita State ...


Sunset Music Festival organizers strive to keep people cool and hydrated  ABC Action News

The Sunset Music Festival is this weekend in the parking lot of Raymond James Stadium and with temperatures expected to be in the mid 90's all weekend, ...


Hamilton cops called on organizers of cancer charity car wash for Philly man, Mayor Yaede denies involvement  The Trentonian

HAMILTON — Your taxpayer dollars hard at work. Someone called the police Sunday on a group doing a charity car wash for a man with terminal cancer.


Organizers call for end to violence with Safe Streets walk  WBAL TV Baltimore

Connecting people in the neighborhood and stopping the violence: That was the goal of a Safe Streets event in Sandtown-Winchester on Wednesday night.


West Lafayette students organize strike Friday in name of climate change  Journal & Courier

West Side students spurred by teen-led, global movement for the climate say Friday's strike will be the first of many. “This is our future we're talking about,” one ...


Horsey Hundred Event Organizers Take Extra Safety Precautions  LEX18 Lexington KY News

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10 Best Makeup Organizers to Streamline Your Beauty Products  Real Simple

These best makeup organizers—and a little bit of therapeutic beauty product purging—can make all the difference between bathroom chaos and serenity.


Marie Kondo your cabinets: How to deep clean and organize your kitchen  The Boston Globe

It's time to toss containers without lids and spices that have lost their zing. A little elbow grease is all you need to make your kitchen a more workable space.


Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee Releases Sports-Themed Math Textbook  SwimSwam

Tokyo 2020 recently introduced a new sports-themed math textbook to Japanese elementary students, hoping to help students to enjoy math through interaction ...


My unsuccessful attempt to organize my life  University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

I have a habit. It's not necessarily a bad habit — if you don't count the occasional blow to my bank account — though it's not entirely productive. I start bullet ...


LouFest organizers drop suit accusing vendor of sabotaging St. Louis music festival  STLtoday.com

Lawsuit had claimed vendor and owner sought to kill LouFest by making "exaggerated statements regarding LouFest funding issues."


North Korea urged by swim worlds organizers to send a team  Associated Press

GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea so far declining to send a team, organizers of the aquatics world championships in South Korea in July are ...


Organizers talk about Western Days Parade  KMVT

Twin Falls Western Days event is coming up towards the end of May and we talk more about it with organizers.


Organizers seek Cranberry Blossom Festival Princess participants  wrcitytimes.com

Organizers are looking for youth, ages 8-13, to participate in the Cranberry Blossom Festival Princess program.


Organizers prepare for 'Memorial Day Watchfire' at NYS Fairgrounds  CNYcentral.com

At the New York State Fairgrounds, a large pile of wood is piling up ahead of this weekend's Memorial Day Watchfire. Worn and tattered American flags will be ...


Swarthmore College Fraternities Disbanded After Student Organizers Held a Multi-Day Frat House Sit-In Protest  TeenVogue.com

After days of a sit-in protest from students, the two fraternities on Swarthmore College's campus have both shut down. Phi Psi and Delta Upsilon both took to ...


Organizers of popular festival go silent, leaving thousands of ticket holders demanding refunds  KMOV.com

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - Jamie Torres' family was looking forward to experiencing the Lantern Fest this year. "It's just thousands, it just felt like thousands of ...


Latinos in Spain organize to find a place in the politics of the continent  AL DIA News

Organized under the Movimiento Independiente Euro Latino (Somos MIEL), a coalition of Hispanics has decided to take the needs of their community to the ...


River festival organizers face opposite water level concerns  KOB

Organizers of a festival celebrating the Animas River in northwest New Mexico say they were again concerned about the water level.


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