With schools now back full time you will have plenty of things to do and get organised, but it can be difficult getting organised after a long time out. Going back to school can be a stressful time for both you and the children so it is important you keep yourself organised. Your home can become a mess when the kids go back to school as you try and make sure that everything is organised. We have put together some back to school organisation tips for the home that can help you keep on top of things.
One of the most stressful things to do for the kids is packing their lunch every day when you haven’t been used to doing this in advance. For this reason it is worthwhile getting your kids’ snacks and lunches organised at the start of the week. Using different storage boxes or containers in the fridge or cupboards to group all of their snacks together so they are easy to grab can be a big help. It could also be a good idea to do some prep on a Sunday for their lunches and meals to make sure you are more organised and reduce stress throughout the week.
It is also good to make sure that you create a functional cloakroom or entry space in your home. Make sure that you have a coat rack and some storage in your entryway for your kids to store their shoes. If you make sure that they take everything off when they get through the door then everything will remain in the same place.This way you won’t be frantically searching for their shoes and coats while they’re ready to go out the door in the morning.
For a while now your children haven’t had any homework to do although you might have been reading or doing exercises with them. But now they are back to school full time you might want to think about creating a dedicated work space for them. This should be an area that is free from clutter and distractions, potentially in a dining room or an area in the kitchen. Wherever your children are most comfortable and have the space they need to finish their work is a good space to start with.
Following these tops tips can help to make sure that you are organised for the new school year. If you don’t get yourself organised in advance it can be stressful when you are getting the kids rushed off to school. Taking these simple steps can help to make sure you are organised and things run as smoothly as possible.