It may be the middle of summer, but Back to School season will be here before we know it. We’re tackling the topic early so that you have time to implement new systems, and slowly ease yourself back into the mayhem that is a new school year.
In this first episode of the series, we are talking to Carly Adams of Tidy Revival. Carly shares practical tips to help tackle the backpacks, lunchboxes, and all the other gear that comes with school. She also shares some tips on how to manage all the paperwork kids bring home on a daily basis.
ABOUT Carly Adams
Carly Adams is a home organizer and owner of Tidy Revival, based in Sacramento, CA. She helps her clients and students get organized at home, through 1:1 work and in her course community. Carly is a self-proclaimed “organizational nerd” that loves to geek out on the topic regularly on the Tidy Revival Blog. When she’s not working, she can be found relaxing at home, collecting houseplants, snuggling her dog Gimli and enjoying takeout with her husband Corey.
Like Carly’s judgement free approach to home organization? Sign up for her Clutter Free Home Process, which includes a super supportive Facebook community for students.
WHAT TO LISTEN FOR: Back to school organizing
- Why Back to School season is the best time to implement organizational change
- How to tackle the mountain of paperwork, with a tangent to help you tackle the mail
- Why decluttering is the key to good organization
- How to save artwork, and other school year keepsakes
THINGS WE MENTION
- Carly’s course, Clutter Free Home Process, is an invaluable resource if you are ready to tackle the clutter in you home!
- The water bottle holder for shallow cupboards
- A shredder for all of you personal documents, or herb scissors if you don’t have the space
- These art portfolio bags are great for keeping a child’s artwork
- String lights with clips are perfect for displaying art in a child’s room
- There are tons of options for school bins on Etsy
- Artkive is an app Carly mentioned that will digitize and commemorate your child’s artwork in a book. Use code TIDYTIPS to get $20 off your order!
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