47

MomTalk.com November 17, 2017:   The women's magazine for moms about children, family, health, home, fashion, careers, marriage & more


MomTalk Most Popular Articles

Most Popular Articles



Sign Up for the MomTalk newsletter today!





Email Marketing by VerticalResponse




Instantly watch from thousands of TV episodes & movies streaming from Netflix. Try Netflix for FREE!



152403_Mar Coupon Code 125x125

Zazzle launches customizable Doodle Speakers

zulily: Daily deals for moms, babies and kids

126905_Shop Green Baby at Diapers.com + Free 2 Day Shipping on $49+

307728_Save Better - 125x125

Organize Your Paper and Plans

papers.jpgChildren love mail. The thrill of seeing their name on an envelope is huge. This affection lasts, of course, only until we become adults and mail comes with address windows and words on the front such as "invoice enclosed" or "Internal Revenue Service." As for the daily deluge of junk mail: there's a reason it's called junk. Don't you wish it would all just disappear?

papers.jpg
By Jodi Bryson

Children love mail. The thrill of seeing their name on an envelope is huge. This affection lasts, of course, only until we become adults and mail comes with address windows and words on the front such as "invoice enclosed" or "Internal Revenue Service." As for the daily deluge of junk mail: there's a reason it's called junk. Don't you wish it would all just disappear?

"There are ways to stay on top of the paper that endlessly flows into the home," says Stephanie Denton, professional organizing expert and owner of Denton & Company organizers in Cincinnati, Ohio. "What's frustrating is having to think things through over and over: Did I make the appointment? Did I pay that bill?" But if you set up a system for managing all your paper, the amount of time and thought you expend will be greatly diminished. "You'll love being organized and in control of the paper!" Denton says.

Bills, Mail, Paperwork

Mail: Find a container -- basket, wire, wood -- to become your inbox, and place it near the entrance to your home. "When you come through the door, especially with one or more children in tow, you need to be able to toss the mail," explains Denton. "An inbox puts it all in one place instead of today's mail in your purse and yesterday's on the kitchen counter."
Jump to full text of this article here.



Categories: Advice, Ideas & Stories, MomShare, Newsletter,


New FeatureRelated Articles: Nature Hike Adventure Binoculars, Organize With Ease,