Magazine article Working Mother

Weekend: CATCH UP

Magazine article Working Mother

Weekend: CATCH UP

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CloSet Couture

You meant to store the kids' warm-weather duds when you swapped in school clothes. But stuffgot in the way- literally. It's not too late to style their closets this season. Sort wardrobes into three categories: keep, donate and trash. Designate areas for home, school and sports gear in closets to create labeled kid-friendly zones. For little kids, use photos to help them spot which bin has the princess pj's. Organize footwear in hanging shoe organizers. Source: Allison Flinn, a professional organizer in raleigh, NC

Neat Sheet

With their elastic corners and puckery edges, fitted sheets can be frustrating to fold. For neater storage:

1 With the sheet inside out, place your hands in two top corners. Bring your hands together, and fold one corner over the other.

2 Pick up the bottom corner hanging in front on your right, and fold it over the two corners in your hand.

3 Bring up the last corner, and fold it over the others.

4 Fold in the edges so the elastic is hidden. …

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