NAPO Michigan Blog / Media Center

The Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers invites you to explore this blog so you can be informed of the latest news, events and trends in the organizing industry.

May 15, 2011

Tackling Clutter at Home

Is decluttering at home a dreaded chore for your family? Why not try one of these simple organizing tips from the National Association of Professional Organizers in Michigan to help make the chore a little less dreaded?

May 1, 2011

Organizing Tips for Busy Moms

Many young moms often wonder how to keep it all together. The National Association of Professional Organizers in Michigan wants to share some simple suggestions.

Always keep diaper bags stocked with diapers, snacks & an additional outfit. Reload the diaper bag each night so you’re prepared for the next day.

Keep bedtime consistent each night because children thrive on consistency and regular routines. Professional Organizer, Cindy Greenleaf of New Leaf Organizing, LLC suggests that you “encourage your children to pick up their toys every evening before going to bed. This simple routine teaches consistence & responsibility”.

Assign a different color to each of your children. Purchase laundry baskets, towels, cups, bowls and plates in each child’s color. When it is bath time, everyone knows that Bobby has green towels & Mary has red.

Staying organized with small children can be easier than you think. For additional tips on getting organized, visit

Article submitted by Chapter member and Director of Membership, Kathy Tucker.