School mornings can be crazy busy.
Getting the kids ready, making breakfast, getting yourself ready, looking for missing library books, finishing last-minute homework…
Some people are gifted at being organised. They are able to execute their morning routine with military precision and then sail out the door with nary a hair out of place.
I tend to be more a ‘sit in bed with a cup of tea and a good book until the last minute‘ kind of person.
In this article, I’m sharing tips from those who are more organised than I am.
Don't waste time looking for lunchboxes and other gear. Make packing lunches easier with a school lunch station.
Another tip to make packing lunches easier: a process so you don't have to think too much about what to put in the lunch box.
There are so many lunch boxes on the market - which one should you pick? This article makes choosing a lunch box easier.
How to organise snacks to make packing lunches easier for you or for your kids. Can also work for afternoon snacks too.
Save Money with this homemade lunch box ice brick.
Organise school bags and all the other school stuff with a school bag nook.
All the art and school work that comes home can be overwhelming. Here are 15 ideas for organising it all.
Help make mornings and afternoons easier (and reduce nagging and yelling) with a routine checklist.
Use a homework chart to help kids keep track of homework.
This laundry routine will help to get ready for school easier and quicker.
These organisation systems will help life run more smoothly. No more "Whose socks are these?" or "where have all the hair bands gone?"
Create an easy DIY portable homework station from a dish rack.
Segment fruit like a pro.
Set up a kid's homework station so they don't waste time looking for lost pencils and other homework supplies.
Use a file system to organise all those school papers.
What are your tips for getting into the school routine?
Melissa Goodwin has been writing about frugal living for 10+ year but has been saving her pennies since she first got pocket money. Prior to writing about frugal living, Melissa worked as an accountant. As well as a diploma of accounting, Melissa has an honours degree in humanities including writing and research and she studied to be a teacher and loves sharing the things that she has learned and helping others to achieve their goals. She has been preparing all her life to write about frugal living skills.