Five things to do instead of aimless scrolling on Facebook to be more productive

Do you reach for Facebook as soon as you wake up in the morning? Pick it up again multiple times in the day? Do you check it last thing before you go to bed? Do you feel low or just blah after scrolling and scrolling and comparing yourself to everyone you see on Facebook? Facebook Read More

Your daily routine is the key to making your new years resolutions come true

  So you’ve had some time off enjoying the festive season, set yourself some goals for the new year… now what?  How are you going to  get your goals off the page and into your life?  Here’s how my clients have great success. Break goals down Choose one goal and break it  down into tiny Read More

Add school dates to an electronic calendar to avoid tears and tantrums

Have your kids come home in tears because they’ve missed a school dress up day? Or have YOU ended up in tears because you’ve taken the kids to school on a curriculum day?  Reduce the chance of these distressing occurrences happening by adding school dates to an electronic calendar now! Schools often release important dates Read More

Easy steps to declutter your wardrobe, kitchen, paperwork and kids toys

I held another successful decluttering workshop on Friday night showcasing the 6 steps of the Space and Time Organising S.Y.S.T.E.M. My first time at the Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre; a great venue and turnout. I always start my workshops with introductions. I introduce myself, explaining what a Professional Organiser does and how I came to Read More

7 things to do while the kettle is boiling to make a difference to your day

We have had our kettle for close to 20 years. Hence it is very slow to boil. In fact, it takes 5 min 28 seconds. It made me think how I could use this time to make a difference to my day. Here’s the list of things that can be difficult to squeeze into your Read More

At home with a Professional Organiser

For most of my adult life I’ve been an overthinker. I’ll blame it on my perfectionist Mum. I’m always weighing up the pros and cons of things, the smartest option, the best way to use my time . Thinking in this way for everything that I do can be exhausting. I’ve created lots of routines Read More

Too much to do? Create a weekly routine

Do you struggle with keeping up with all the you need to do during the week?  Bills paid late? Arriving late for appointments? If you’re struggling  to get things done try these 4 tips to create a weekly routine .   (weekly planner pictured here available at theorganisedhousewife.com.au) The Week Ahead The most important weekly Read More

Should we push our kids to be organised?

As a professional organiser I like to keep my house neat, tidy and organised. Over the years this has sometimes been a challenge with two Sons in the house. My house is not a show home, but I like it ordered or my brain doesn’t function well. I have been perplexed recently with my 12 Read More

5 home organising hacks

Try out these organising hacks to get you organised and free up your time. 1. Paperwork Pay all your bills automatically via direct debit to save time. Eg: Electricity, telecommunications, insurance. Stop the mail coming into the snail mail box in the first place.   Arrange for statements to be emailed to you. Unsubscribe from subscriptions you just Read More