By shawnachilders

Professional Organizer Training Program – NEXT CLASS STARTS: August 1st, 2022

After serving clients for more than 15 years and training new Professional Organizers, Organizing KC Owner Shawna Childers has developed an 8 week Professional Organizer Training Program that will walk you through the ins and outs of what it takes to become a successful Professional Organizer that keeps getting client referrals! This 8 week Professional Organizer Training Program will allow you…

Atomic Habits by James Clear

This book is one of the best books I’ve ever read on productivity and overall how to be better at life. The biggest takeaway for me personally was his concept of “habit stacking”. How, basically, you ‘stack’ a habit you’d like to develop on top of a habit that you already have. This is something…

Organizing Class @ KC Pinners Conference: OP Convention Center

Come see my workshop at the KC Pinners Conference at the Overland Park Convention Center on Friday, Feb 4th at 12:30p in Room #4! The Endless Benefits of Being Organized…and the REASONS behind our organizing struggles Learn the psychology behind why we buy what we buy, keep what we keep and why it’s so hard…

How-to Improve Household (and work) Flow

Do Weekly Meeting/Review/Check-in Check-in with yourself and others – allows everyone to be involved and have a voiceRecord: planner, journal, notebook, etc. Create a family (or team) mission statement, define values, set goals, envision desired culture, environment/atmosphere, etc.Check-in with mission statement/values/goals regularly Review the last week + Look at Upcoming Week’s Plan – tweak things,…

Organizing KC Podcast Coming Soon!

You guys! I’m so excited to announce that an Organizing KC Podcast is COMING SOON!! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for a while now and now that my youngest is a little older, I have more flexibility for cool projects like this! I’ll be interviewing all different types of people and talking…

How to Turn Any Space into a Home Office

Because my family of 4 (5, counting Lucy our yellow lab) lives in a small home (~1000sq ft), doing this whole ‘indefinitely working from home’ thing necessitated the need for a home office. Since we don’t have a lot of room to spare and we needed an area away from the screaming tantrums of a…

A Guide to Organizing your Work-at-Home Flow

Since so many of us have been working from home for a few months now, the novelty of it all is starting to wear off. Maybe you have started noticing that you aren’t as productive as you’d like to be or you can’t quite figure out how to emulate that conducive work environment. Below you…

Start 2020 Organized: a planning workshop

Start 2020 with a plan in place! Grab a warm cup of tea and get cozy with Shawna and other organized-aspiring ladies as we discuss the different aspects that go into creating successful household flow, family schedules, and productive routines over a delicious catered lunch. We’ll talk about how to get all family members involved…

Toy Organization + Rotation

Did you know that less is more, especially where kids toys are concerned? Checkout this new study from Univ of Toledo in journal of Infant Behavior and Development. “With fewer toys, participants had fewer incidences of toy play, longer durations of toy play, and played with toys in a greater variety of ways. This suggests…