Posts Tagged ‘family’

Getting Organized

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Ronni Eisenberg is the mother of three children and the co-author of a series of how-to-get-organized books, including “Organize Your Home” (Hyperion, 1999, $9.95). Mothers have so much to do today, they need to get organized to get it all done, she said. Some of her principles include:
Believe that being organized works. You can have more time for the things you want to do. (more…)

The Job Jar

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

There’s no way around it: If you want to get serious about keeping on top of household chores, you’re going to have to get your kids involved.

Here are a few tips on getting your own family work corps up and running:

First, list all of the jobs that need to be done around the house. Then figure out which jobs can be handled by family members of various ages. Children as young as 3, for example, can help with tasks such as matching up clean socks, putting away clean laundry and picking up their own toys. (more…)