5 Ways to Stay Productive While you Study or Work From Home

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020

Don’t let the quarantine impact your productivity. Working and schooling from home is a new venture for most of us so here are 5 strategies to stay motivated and efficient.     1.) Set up work stations for everyone. Consider lighting, comfortable seating, access to electrical outlets and bring in all the necessary tools to work in order to reduce a search for them while working.   2.) Collaborate with family members to create a schedule for the week. Using a blank calendar template, family members can fill in their designated Zoom calls or online instruction time so everyone...

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3 Reasons to Declutter, Once and for All!

Posted by on Mar 6, 2018

Spring is a time we usually think about performing a deep cleaning regimen of our home. Open up windows and wash everything down. It’s also a great time to edit our home of belongings that have migrated into our space but are no longer necessary. I hope these 3 reasons to declutter will prompt you to take some steps towards releasing any excess in your living space. 1.)  Clutter can cost you time. Think of the time spent looking for misplaced items, prepping meals in a disorganized kitchen, packing or getting dressed when we are faced with an overstuffed closet. We all have 24 hours in...

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See Sandra on KDKA Live

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018

Start your new year off by watching Sandra’s appearance, January 2nd, on KDKA’s morning show. This short (6:38) video gives great tips about home and paperwork organization and information and the upcoming NAPO conference in Pittsburgh on January 11th,...

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Summer Has Arrived

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016

Closing Out the School Before you break out the sunscreen, take a few moments to clean up and organize your child’s school paperwork and get ready for next year.Any school papers you decide to keep should be limited to special pieces. These decisions can be difficult so here are some examples of discernment: Keep your child’s final report card rather than each quarter. Keep special reports or projects that exemplify the character and hard work of your child rather than a fill- in the blank test. Keep special handwritten notes from teachers that praise your child. Keep merit awards rather...

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