The first step toward my 2010 Resolution to Be a Better Public School Mom is organizing my life at home. I'm never happier, nor do I feel more in control of life, than when my house is spanky clean, clear of clutter, with everything in its place.
My very small, closet-less house right now? Er, the exact opposite of what I just wrote.
This is one reason I'm constantly misplacing my son's homework and important school papers. He's failed to hand in several assignments this year because we're constantly losing them.
Right now I have designated a corner of the dining room table for these papers, which inevitably get swallowed up by my daughter's sketches, bills, newspapers, recipes, all those Pottery Barn catalogs ... oh, wait. I just found my Step 1.