Magazine article Working Mother

Get Organized: Enjoy a Toy-Free Tub

Magazine article Working Mother

Get Organized: Enjoy a Toy-Free Tub

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Toy Story Create a rotating system for all the motorboats, dancing dolphins and other aquatic toys that clog your tub.

* Assign your kids one storage bin each and have them pick out tour favorite toys to keep in it. Store the rest out of sight.

* Every other month, switch the toys in the bin with the stored bath toys. Forgotten playthings will suddenly seem new again, and your bathroom will no longer feel like an aquarium.

If you're drowning in rubber duckies, it's time to drain the clutter from the tub. With organizer Ann Sullivan's ASAP system and a matching set of colorful caddies and storage bins, you'll clean up in no time.

Assess

Remove everything from the bathtub. Put all items that are used on a daily basis into a large plastic container. Place toys in another container and everything else, like decorative soaps, in another. Give the tub a good scrub.

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Relocate the items that you don't use every day out of sight under the sink. …

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