I've established a pattern that I'm usually late for work on Monday and Wednesday mornings. It's no coincidence that those are school library days for each of my kids.
On those mornings, I spend precious minutes hunting through our own stacks of books for that one book checked out from the school library. Clearly, it's time to get organized. While looking for ideas, I found this organized school station - a landing strip for kids - over at Organized Mom. Set up a bin or file organizer for each child to put permission slips and other paperwork. A basket can hold school library books so they'll never be lost among all the other books. A designated area for school things can make all the difference.
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