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10 helpful tips for organizing your home

Organizing your home has never felt so good! Sort through that clutter and teach your kids that cleaning up can actually be fun with these tips.

By Today's Parent staff
10 helpful tips for organizing your home

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10 helpful tips to help organize your home-NEW

Get organized

Is it time to declutter your home? Are you tired of tripping over toys? Reorganized your family’s living space with these helpful tips and get back on track. Our useful pointers might even make mini-organizers out of your kids!

A version of this article appeared in our September 2012 issue with the headline “Space Savers,” pp. 104-109.

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Handy helpers

Fill a bottom drawer or cupboard with plastic dishes so children can help set the table. It gets them involved with housework, and teaches them independence. 
Get more ideas: Ask Anna Moseley

10 helpful tips for organizing your homePhoto: Ask Anna Moseley via Pinterest

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Try shelves

When purchasing shelving units, make sure you look for ones that will grow with your family; this workstation can be easily rearranged into a study area for older kids. 
Get more ideas: Leuk Met Kids

10 helpful tips for organizing your homePhoto: Leuk Met Kids via Pinterest

Fun storage solutions

10 helpful tips for organizing your homePhoto: Little Free Radical via Pinterest

Clear the toy clutter

10 helpful tips for organizing your homePhoto: Keeping Up With The Souths via Pinterest

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Under the bed

10 helpful tips for organizing your homePhoto: Mama's Dance via Pinterest

Make the perfect kid cave

10 helpful tips for organizing your homePhoto: Thrifty Decor Chick via Pinterest

Stay on schedule

10 helpful tips for organizing your homePhoto: 4 Men 1 Lady via Pinterest

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Closet organizer

Installing a branch in a nursery is a beautiful way to showcase your babe’s adorable wee wardrobe.

Get more ideas: Damask & Dentelle

10 helpful tips for organizing your homePhoto: Damask & Dentelle via Pinterest

Put a bird on it

10 helpful tips for organizing your homePhoto: Curly Birds via Pinterest

Create a chore chart

Make household tasks fun(ish) with these unique ways to remind kids to pitch in. 

Get more ideas: 8 DIY chore chart ideas

10 helpful tips for organizing your homePhoto: Simply Kierste via Pinterest

Read more: 16 of our best storage ideas for kids’ stuff 4 tips to finally get your family get organized How to organize your kid’s school papers

This article was originally published on Jan 07, 2016

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