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August 19, 2020

Organizing All the Mess

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Holly Blakey
Professional Organizer

As Moms, we feel like we are constantly cleaning. Picking up a mess that you didn’t make is so hard and triggering. The trick is to find ways that make these times easier. Doing a few simple things to create an organizational system and part of our Mom routine is key. Once these are in place, you will experience more calmness, ease, and disconnect from the mess. Join professional organizer Holly Blakey today for some organization hacks to help you conquer all the mess in your home.

What You'll Learn

  • Creating an organizational system
  • How to effectively use baskets and bins
  • Crucial playroom and toy hacks
  • The key to getting your kids involved
  • How to use a donate bin
  • The secret to organizing artwork and mail
  • What is a transition bin

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Holly Blakey
Professional Organizer

Holly Blakey is the founder and owner of Breathing Room Organization, a home organizing, and styling company that helps clients find practical, lasting, and beautiful solutions to create space in homes and heads. As a mom of three little ones (6, 3, and 1), she knows it's essential to create functional, lasting systems without sacrificing style. Check out Holly’s beautiful Instagram @breathing.room.organization.

Erica Djossa
Erica Djossa
PMH-C | Founder of Momwell
Erica is the founder of Momwell, providing educational resources and virtual therapy for moms. She is a mom of three boys and a registered psychotherapist. Erica’s work has been featured in the Toronto Star, Breakfast Television, Scary Mommy, Medium, Pop Sugar, and Romper. how they want it.

RESOURCES MENTIONED

Holly's Top 10 Organizing Mom Hacks

Playroom Favorite Containers

Label clips

White bins

Arts & crafts organizers

Woven baskets with handles

Nordic bins with lids

Check out Artkive to turn our children’s artwork into a book.

Mail Organization Favorites

5-section collator

5-section bamboo sorter

Looking to keep your mail under control? Try sorting into these categories:

  • To Process: Landing spot for anything you need to deal with – and process it daily
  • To Pay: Bills or invoices
  • To Do: Anything that needs attention, but not immediately
  • To File: Everything you've sorted through but don't need to file immediately – file once full
  • To Reference: Invites, flyers, brochures, etc

Check out this permanent chalk marker for an option for labels that can be removed and changed. They are permanent for glass canisters or jars so that fingers don't smudge it, but can be removed with rubbing alcohol and rewrite.

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