You never realize how jam-packed your morning can be until you have kids: Get out of bed. Get dressed. Comb hair. Make breakfast. Eat breakfast. Brush teeth. Find shoes. Pack backpacks. Agh! Each step is a potential speed bump, poised to give your day a rough start. Want a smoother get-out-the-door routine? Try these parent-approved … Keep Reading »
Declutter Your Life is a month-long initiative to help you manage stress and boost your health by learning the principles of banishing clutter and restoring a sense of order to your world. Some things really don’t belong in the kitchen. For example, a recent inspection of my own countertops revealed a hodgepodge of items that had … Keep Reading »
Ever notice how your bedroom closet gets more crowded when the weather turns cold? Before all those bulky sweaters, boots and wool jackets completely take over, take some time to clean, purge, and do a thorough edit of your closet, says Philadelphia-based home organizing expert Janet Bernstein, founder of The Organizing Professionals.
“Anything in the bathroom can become a catch-all unless you do a deep declutter and designate homes for everything.” Janet Bernstein | Founder, The Organizing Professionals Turning your bathroom into an HGTV feature-worthy space doesn’t require a sledgehammer and a big renovation budget. Sometimes all you need is to declutter and organize the items that make … Keep Reading »
A successful spring cleaning and organizing spree starts with a clear and manageable plan, says Janet Bernstein, a certified professional organizer and the owner of The Organizing Professionals, based in Philadelphia.