Segment the pantry into storage categories and keep categories general to ensure that every item will be accounted for. (For example: breakfast, dinner, snacks, sweets, cooking and baking.) This also makes it easier to unpack groceries. easy for little hands to hold, like bins or soft drawers. For oversized or bulky items like stuffed animals, use a hamper.
Color-coordinate toys and books so children can find what they’re looking for. As a bonus, it turns the cleanup process into a game.
Set up folders or boxes to categorize papers. If the office is shared, Shearer and Teplin like to designate separate areas for each member of the family. For boxes or larger containers, organize and store visibly on a shelving system.
Highlight the items that make you happy on a daily basis. Keeping them in clear view helps inspire creativity and adds a personal touch.