Magazine article Working Mother

For Keeps

Magazine article Working Mother

For Keeps

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What to do with all the papers and art the kids will tote home from school this year? Set up these creative ways to store and show offtheir achievements.

DIY Galleria Pick up a few ready-made frames with mats. The inexpensive yet versatile Ribba frames at IKEA are great for creating a shadow-box gallery wall. Just pop in drawings and/or three-dimensional creations-even special-memory items like tickets and program books from their first class play or ribbons from a winning soccer game.

Hang-ups Buy a hanging wall organizer for each child at Target or Home Goods, and have the kids personalize theirs. Hang the organizers in the hall or family room low enough for easy access. Then have your kids rotate the contents weekly with new test papers, book reports and paintings tucked into the pockets and displayed on the hooks.

Tech Support Conquer the clutter caused by mountains of artwork with the ArtKive app (artkiveapp. …

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