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Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-12-2012, 05:14 AM
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Posted By justmeandmybrood
Thanks to you both for your replies!   We...

Thanks to you both for your replies!
 
We are prepping for a move from the east coast to the midwest (movers will be here in about 8.5 week, yikes!) and I am trying to further declutter DD's room...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-30-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Thanks, Isisandshiva!  It is helpful to hear...

Thanks, Isisandshiva!  It is helpful to hear from someone who grew up with similar challenges.  I recently redid her room with my BFF who is ADHD and we did exactly what you mentioned - we limited...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-28-2012, 04:18 PM
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Views: 411
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Hi, all!  I recently found a book about...

Hi, all!  I recently found a book about organizing for those with ADD/ADHD.  DD, who is 6, is *very* ADHD, lol.  We received the official diagnosis from a specialist a few months ago and I have been...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-28-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,804
Posted By justmeandmybrood
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/234699/width/600/height/450 (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/867799/width/600/height/450/flags/)
 
I cleared out all the...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-28-2012, 05:57 AM
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Views: 1,804
Posted By justmeandmybrood
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/234695/width/600/height/450 (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/867789/width/600/height/450/flags/)
 
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-26-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,804
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Zebra, yuck - kids are always SO wild on half...

Zebra, yuck - kids are always SO wild on half days!!  Hoping your tomorrow goes better!
 
Clutterwarrior, that bookshelf is a sight to help inspire for sure!
 
 
I have hit a plateau -...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-23-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,804
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Thanks, Zebra - great advice!  With every move,...

Thanks, Zebra - great advice!  With every move, I go through a minimalist phase and end up parting with too much, and with this impending move I need to retain some balance, so great advice.  
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-22-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,804
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Sounds like you all are doing super!!   I...

Sounds like you all are doing super!!
 
I unloaded the box I had collected to yard sale on a friend who is collecting for 3 of us in her attic (I just love her for offering this, to get this stuff...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-19-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,804
Posted By justmeandmybrood
I started as soon as I saw this thread the other...

I started as soon as I saw this thread the other day - our basement storage room is in dire need of decluttering.  My problems now?  Crafts, some baby stuff (pack and play, mobile piece, etc. that...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-17-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,804
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Ooh, ooh!  I will join in on this one!  Our...

Ooh, ooh!  I will join in on this one!  Our storage room in the basement is a heaping mess, and with an upcoming move (again!), I do not want to have to unpack the same mess I have in there.  I will...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-12-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,548
Posted By justmeandmybrood
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by mrsmischief http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1341109/homeschooling-done-simply#post_16816820)

I was...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-11-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By justmeandmybrood
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by LoveOurBabies http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1337848/what-is-in-your-toy-box#post_16783651)


They...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-10-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By justmeandmybrood
You sound like me!!  For the record, the Dollar...

You sound like me!!  For the record, the Dollar Spot at Target was my Achilles' Heel!  Here are some of the solutions I have found for my issues:
 
-if I check the mail, I immediately toss all...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-10-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,841
Posted By justmeandmybrood
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by *bejeweled* http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-10-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By justmeandmybrood
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by LoveOurBabies http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1337848/what-is-in-your-toy-box#post_16782810)


Yep,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-10-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,841
Posted By justmeandmybrood
I am in a similar boat - married 13 years (well,...

I am in a similar boat - married 13 years (well, as of Monday http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif) and although I loved my gown, it is NOTHING like the dresses worn today - much less...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-10-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Love hearing what everyone has in their toybox,...

Love hearing what everyone has in their toybox, especially now that LO has reached toddlerhood (our older 2 are 6 and 8, so we are working on being more minimalistic with them).  
 
My 8-yr old:...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-20-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 917
Posted By justmeandmybrood
I feel your pain with dish issues - I feel like...

I feel your pain with dish issues - I feel like all I do is deal with dishes, lol!  We have enough dishes for our family of 4 (well, 5, but our third kiddo is a baby and does not use the full-sized...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-20-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By justmeandmybrood
I am a speech pathologist and it sounds like...

I am a speech pathologist and it sounds like what you have described are errors she may grow out of; however, I will say that I would take her in for a screening just to be safe.  The screening is a...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-21-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Thanks for the suggestion  :)

Thanks for the suggestion  :)
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-18-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Yay!  Someone else in the same boat!  We have...

Yay!  Someone else in the same boat!  We have our buffet-style cabinet with doors (wide and about as high as chest-level, if that) - I tried to make each shelf a different subject, yet things still...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-17-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Thanks for sharing!  I am having one of those...

Thanks for sharing!  I am having one of those days, and you have inspired me to go through some more things to help me simplify (and feel lighter)  :)  So happy you have accomplished such a big task!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-15-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Is this possible?  This is our first year...

Is this possible?  This is our first year homeschooling (3rd, 1st, and a crawling 12-mo old) and I am forever feeling like my main floor (LR, DR, kitch, front door area) is crazy!  The DR is our...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-12-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Thank you so much!  I never even considered...

Thank you so much!  I never even considered this, yet when the lead issue came up a few years ago, we had everything checked out.  I have some late 70s/early 80s Matchbox cars, Barbies, etc.  I will...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-11-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By justmeandmybrood
Need some strength here, everyone!  My Mom saved...

Need some strength here, everyone!  My Mom saved my original Barbie dreamhouse (yes, the huge 3-piece, 2 level house, as well as many pieces of furniture, the dolls, clothes, etc.).  My only...
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