022: Personal: The Pomodoro Technique

All too often there is more to do than we feel we have time. More often than not in these circumstances, we frantically try and do it all. We’ll write down all the things we need to accomplish on a list and gradually work our way down. For most small tasks, this works fine, but […]

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021: Kids: Chores

We’ve also added another tool to the organized family toolbox. In a freak accident a number of years ago, we lost the file we used to create the chore chart we currently use. We’ve recreated that chore chart and uploaded it in a number of different formats to the website. You can find it in […]

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020: Home: Zones

Topics What is a zone? How to set up zones? The benefits of a zone What is a zone? An area of your home with specific items of similar characteristics. How to set up a zone When starting to organize a room or garage for the first time, you could sketch a map of the […]

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019: Kids: Teaching Children About Money

Talking about money is not dirty. Have you ever been asked by your kids if you are rich or poor? Talking to your children about money matters facing the family can sometimes be challenging. In some cases, you don’t want to share too much in case they accidentally share it with the neighborhood. But keeping […]

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018: Personal: Accomplishing Goals

Topics Tools Planning Process to follow up Tools Amy uses paper and pencil to lay out what she needs to accomplish. She uses a “Do-It-All Planner” put out by Orange Circle Studio. She likes it because she can see the whole week at one glance, get everything out of her brain and onto her book, […]

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