Natalie - posted on 02/09/2009 ( 27 moms have responded )
So, I have 5 kids and seem to never be as organized as I would like to be. If you have any great ideas, please share!! My favorite ideas are: I keep a sweater hanging thing in each child's closet and after doing the laundry, we put our an outfit in each opening (there are 6 openings in the one's I own) and this helps us get ready quickly in the morning. Also, no one argues about what they are going to wear, they just pull out an outfit and go.
My other favorite organization thing has to do with laundry. We were always taking hours sorting and mating socks. I bought each person 2 laundry bags at Walmart and they take off their socks and throw it in the bag. When they are ready to bring down their laundry, they zip the bag shut. I throw the bag in the washer and dryer and each child gets their own bag back to mate. The second bag stays in their room while I am doing laundry (since I usually take more than 1 day to wash, dry, fold, and put everything away). My husband has an extra bag for dark socks versus white socks. I hope this helps someone!! Please share any good ideas!