Would you be surprised to know that in just 15 minutes you can make a difference in your organizing? It is true! There are many small tasks that can make it easy for us to maintain systems and processes that we have established. Check out these small ways to make a big difference. […]
Ellen Delap is a professional organizer, family manager coach and productivity consultant in the greater Houston area. She is passionate about making a difference for families and being an organizing resource for the community. Her blog notes her remarkable encounters and experiences in organizing.
Entries by Ellen
Managing finances can be overwhelming. There are monthly bills, credit card receipts, account statements, essential paperwork and automated payments. It’s not easy managing the information and tracking of all the details of how we use our funds. When we are most organized, we have a good system and routines to review our finances. These […]
Get Tech Ready for An Emergency with these information tips from Ready.gov.
We are more aware of the personal power of using our resources wisely. Those resources start with your finances and your time. Financial organizing is as important as organizing your home. It starts with setting intentions, establishing priorities and creating goals for your funds. You want to know where you spend money and […]
During and after an emergency, you may need stay in your home for a week or more with sufficient supplies. This kit is a group of basic supplies in case of a lengthy emergency. Find this list on Ready.gov, a national website dedicated to preparation.
Our state is well versed in emergency preparation. We have emergency pantry supplies, back up power sources, and lots of batteries. We are prepared. Learning about the uncertainty and frequency of emergencies, we are reminded of the next steps and the necessity of creating and organizing a home inventory. September is National […]
September is Emergency Preparedness Month for good reason. We have faced emergencies for many years and these seem to be more frequent and more intense. At the same time emergencies frighten and overwhelm us. Now’s the time for us to button up our resources and start small. Some of the simplest ways to prepare […]
As much as we love Summer, Back to School is the time we all use to reset whether we have school age kids or not. We all need a little structure and that comes from establishing routines for self care and priorities. Our self care and priorities are part of the big picture of purpose […]
Back to school time is the time for easy family meals, simple healthy lunches, and fast breakfasts to get you all out the door. What’s behind our meal planning goals? We want to have time together to share the joy, gratitude, and struggles of the day. Healthy meals make our bodies and brains work […]
Was last year’s virtual and in person school a chaotic, disorganized situation? Was it common for your student to miss assignments, turn in papers late or not be prepared for a test? These are some of the effects for students with ADHD. They have week executive function which interferes with their ability to organize, […]