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Don’t be THAT MOM {Fall Organization}

by | Sep 26, 2013 | Entry, my house, Organization, Seasonal Decorating & Entertaining

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Don't be THAT MOM {Fall Organization}

Don't be THAT MOM {Fall Organization}

Fall is such a busy time for our family that creating systems and organizing our schedules is a must. In the little hallway outside my kitchen, I have our command central. I LOVE it! It is a simple magnetic blackboard we use for our most urgent papers. It is our go to space for all urgent papers and printed school and sport calendars.

Truth be told, without it?

I’d be THAT mom more often. In fact, the reason I had to get a board like this is I was THAT mom.

You know, the mom who took her son back to school after spring break —  three days BEFORE the break ended.

The one who forgot to order school pictures two years in a row because she lost the order form.

Yep. THAT mom.

If you are at risk of being THAT MOM this Fall, you too might want a command center.


I’m over at The Decluttered Home today talking about one of my favorite topics >> organization and command centers!

Come chat with me and tell me if you are THAT mom! 

Don't be THAT MOM {Fall Organization}


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  1. laney

    …the wonderful thing about this idea (other than it works…and is soooooooo cute)…is that when the kiddos are all grown up…and you are over 6o (and in another stage of life altogether)…you can use it to remind yourself of what you are always forgetting…and that will keep your from being “that” woman…blessings laney

    …blessings laney

  2. Jennifer

    Ha! Yes, this is why I have my own command center this year that doubles as a homework station. It’s working great so far!

  3. Tricia | 724 South House

    Loving the board… but I mostly love the planking in the hallway! Looks awesome.

  4. SuburbanHIT

    I’m usually that mom, even with all the glam goodies to keep me on track. Some of us never win :)

  5. Marie

    Yay! I am that mom! I can organize my work without forgetting a lot of things except when I don’t feel well, but when it comes to my personal life, there is just too much to organize, I really need this type of command center. ;)

  6. Susan

    I love your blog! Everything always looks so cozy. As Liz Lemon would say “I want to go to there” LOL!

  7. Tanya

    I need something like this. It would help keep things organized and life a lot simpler.

  8. Lauren @ Mom Home Guide

    I love your magnetic chalkboard! Now that I see your place for papers, I think I need a bigger space! (I made a bulletin board that I hid on the inside door of a closet for important school papers, but I now think it’s too small!)

  9. Tamela

    I AM still that mom….LOL!!! The only time I am organize is when it comes to decorating. My clients and my design business force me to be organize. I have tried several command posts and designated areas for my family, however, they all seem to fail. Not because they were not properly designed and set up….more so because my children thought it was “uncool” so they chose not to participate….LOL!! They informed me to get with technology and keep their schedules on my IPhone….technology!…who knew. LOL!

    • Melissa @ The Inspired Room

      Ha! My girls have me set up on my iPhone which I LOVE! Except, I’m such a visual person I still need the command center board for papers. I’m out of sight, out of mind!

  10. Joanie

    Love the command center. Cute ceiling light.


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