Wrangling Children’s Artwork with Memory Boxes

Children come home with so many papers. It can be totally overwhelming! Some children are more attached and sentimental about their art work than others. Some parents are more sentimental than others. Deciding what to keep, what to toss, and where to store...

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Michelle Smithpeter of Pretty Practical Spaces shares one of her clients experience in using a professional organizer. You can connect with Michelle and Pretty Practical Spaces at or

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Kitchens: The Heart of our Homes

Our kitchens are the heart of the home!  We want to nurture and communicate with our families, have dinner together, and make this hub of activity more efficient and less cluttered.   Take a simple, step by step approach to making this space more effective. Kitchen...

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The Ultimate Back-to-School Checklist!

  This is a guest post by NAPO Houston member and Marketing Director, Valerie Thompson, of  Chronically Organized It seems like school just ended, but here we are in August, and I'm already in full "back-to-school" planning mode. I've been working on a checklist for...

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Three Ways Death Can Make You More Productive

by Donna Matthews Let’s talk about your funeral today. Will it be in a church or funeral home? How will people find out? Who’s your legacy appointee for Facebook? Who will speak in your memory? What will they say? And what does my death have to do with my...

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NAPO 2018 Conference Retreat Recap

by Amy Vance NAPO 2018 Conference started off with a bang! This year it was retreat style at the Q Center in a suburb of Chicago called St. Charles, IL. It was so fun to have 9 NAPO Houston members join in on the fun this year. The best part, our own Ellen Delap was...

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