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avoid a jumbled mess of mail & school papers by setting up a center for each family member. use the area to corral artwork, forms, magazines, homework assignments, as soon as they enter the house. at each week, go through the contents of each box; discard the old material and file away things to keep.
.... down one side of the wall. Nook, book shelf, and another nook for a 2 bedroom apartment.
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Wall-mounted pockets—one for each family member—keep mail, homework, and other papers separate, organized, and all in one place. A magnetic chalkboard above alerts everyone to the week's schedule.
Mail Center Mail slots -- one for each member of the family -- hold magazines, homework, bills, and more. Use a router to make grooves in shelves, then insert vertical dividers. A compact charging station keeps phones and cameras charged and ready to go. An electrical outlet is installed in the wall nearby.
Basket Case Use baskets to store bills, recipes, or miscellaneous notes. Designating a place for random papers will prevent them from being scattered on your countertops.
Children's Homework Message Center Way back, almost a year ago now, I created this area in my back entrance for my boys. If you've been reading my blog for a while now, you may remember seeing this area. It's the post titled Homework Bulletin Boards.
Another great idea from Tip Junkie - I'm going to use the bucket idea. and of course write the names in vinyl - simplysaiddesigns...
How cute is this?! We could put up little hooks, and everyone could make their own bags and we could have Room Affirmations where during the week as you see people do things that inspire you etc. you give them an affirmation! Also we are SOO having a chore chart.