13 Easy Organizing Ideas to Keep You Sane Throughout the School Year

School has begun and already your house feels chaotic. Here’s how to keep everything in check throughout the year.

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Build an organizer for their pens and pencils

Keep their desk clean and ready for homework all year long with this adorable DIY organizer.

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Make a bin labeled for each child’s papers

Never lose a school memo or permission slip again.

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Or build your own wall file

You’ll never have to frantically search through those endless piles of paper.

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Build a message center with a pallet board

This is a great way to help remind your kids about their ballet class or violin practice.

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Get your fridge sorted with bins

Knowing where everything is will ease the long process of making lunches.

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And keep your fruit fresh for healthy snacks

You and your kids will be happier if healthy snacks are easily on hand at all times.

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Create a family meal plan for dinners

This is a great help when you’re running through the supermarket between carpool and soccer practice.

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So you can plan out their lunches, too

Preparing lunches for the entire week will save you loads of time every night.

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Create a weekly organizer with cork board

Now everyone will know the dates of their doc appointments and after school activities.

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