Disorganisation and forgetfulness go hand in hand. How often do you grab the mail in a rush, put important things to the side only to lose them under piles of family clutter? Grab yourself an inbox and an outbox.
Inbox - Any action items go in the Inbox immediately. E.g. invitations to RSVP to, bills to pay, forms to sign.
Outbox - Once you’ve completed an action, you can move it to the Outbox. E.g. Invitations that you’ve RSVP’d do, but need to keep for the details. Or, bills that are paid but that can be filed all together at a later point at your leisure.
Start your good filing habits with these tidy solutions from Kmart:
Kikki K - A4 Organise Your Life Sticker Book - $24.94
3. Label Everything
You’ve heard the saying ‘A place for everything and everything in its place’. Get some smart storage solutions around your house. Buckets, boxes, tubs, crates. Whatever floats your OCD boat. Then label them clearly so there is never an excuse (for other family members) not to put things away properly. You can label storage for:
Toys - Puzzles, trucks, play food, electronics, lego
Food - Tubs for baby appropriate snacks, school snacks, herbs, spices, healthy, treats
Clothes/Accessories - Wash and iron proof labels for kids clothes, drink bottles, lunch boxes, shoes
Cables - Label those pesky cords so you don’t spend 5 minutes finding the right one every single time.
Get your labelling systems happening with these handy solutions: