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Time Management

January 19, 2015 Meet Wendy Massarelli

Meet Wendy Massarelli!  Wendy grew up in Ohio and has brought her love of the Ohio State Buckeye’s all the way with her to Northern Virginia.  And while Ohio may be called “The Mother of Presidents,” Wendy could just as well be called “The Mother

January 5, 2015 3 Components of Executive Functions You Never Knew About

3 Components of Executive Functions You Never Knew About Self-Regulation of Emotion One of the most unknown or least understood components of executive dysfunction in my experience is the connection between it and emotions. As Dr. Barkley notes in his book Taking Charge of Adult ADHD,

December 15, 2014 The Planner Pad – One Year Later

Last year I had just discovered a new time management resource and was excited to review it here on Organizing Maniac’s blog. As we all know, a lot can change in a year. So here I am again

September 1, 2014 Book Club: The Sensory Child Gets Organized

Book Club: The Sensory Child Gets Organized This month, the Maniacs read The Sensory Child Gets Organized by Carolyn Dalgliesh, a resource book for parents of children with a variety of learning and social differences such as AD/HD, PANDAS, Autism Spectrum disorders, and more. It offers

August 31, 2014 How Do Professional Organizers Manage Their Time?

How Do Professional Organizers Manage Their Time? Have you ever met someone who was really organized and thought to yourself - How do they do it? What’s their secret? As Professional Organizers, our clients often ask us just that. And while there’s no secret app or

August 25, 2014 Book Club: The Organized Student by Donna Goldberg

The Organized Student by Donna Goldberg with Jennifer Zwiebel is a great resource for any parent struggling to get their child through school. It is jam-packed with helpful information, has an easy-to-follow format, and providers readers with explicit checklists and photos of suggested systems.

August 12, 2014 Tech Tuesday – Out of Milk

For this Tech Tuesday, I wanted to share my all-time favorite time (and money) saving app. Out Of Milk: No more lost or forgotten grocery lists for me. I love this app! I got it just for the grocery list function but it does so much more.

August 4, 2014 Order Out of Chaos Academic Planner

Order Out of Chaos Academic Planner Leslie Josel of Order Out of Chaos has developed an Academic Planner specifically designed to meet the needs of students who struggle with time management such as those with ADHD or other learning disabilities. She has taken the traditional student

June 23, 2014 Book Club – Getting Things Done – David Allen

Most people looking for organizing help will at some point encounter David Allen’s Getting Things Done approach to organizing. And while Getting Things Done is a great systematic approach to streamlining a home office or busy workplace, we suggest making sure that it fits both

June 19, 2014 Where do I find a Professional Organizer

Where do I find a Professional Organizer? If you just started looking for a professional organizer, I am sure you are confused by all of our industry acronyms.  Beware, that there are always new ones being added.  I would recommend hiring a professional organizer that belongs to

June 12, 2014 How to hire a professional organizer?

How to hire a professional organizer? What brought you to this question? You have gotten away with an out-of-place pile of paper, a computer that needs recycling, or have some clothing in a closet that doesn’t quite fit anymore. Then, there is more junk mail arriving, new