Getting Organized for Back to School – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

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Getting Organized for Back to School – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Since it’s that time of year when summer holidays are winding down and students of all ages are getting ready to go back to school, this edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival is about Getting Organized for Back to School.

Our sponsor for this month is Leslie Josel of Order Out of Chaos, who is a Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Blogger and previously sponsored the Students and Time Management edition. If you’re not familiar with her award-winning Academic Planner (shown in the above photo), you really must check it out! There’s even an affiliate program, so you can earn commissions by promoting it on your own website.

Be sure to check out my readers’ submissions! With tips for everything from establishing routines to setting up a dorm room efficiently, there’s something here for every student.

Please show the bloggers your appreciation by leaving comments and sharing their blog posts (or this one) with your network, using the hashtag #POBC in your social media posts.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this Blog Carnival, especially our wonderful sponsor.

Next month’s Blog Carnival is all about Space Design, and it will be sponsored by Organize A – Z. You may make your submission any time from now until Tuesday, September 18 at 7:00 PM EDT.

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Forming New Habits
Submission dates: December 21 to January 17
Sponsor: Geralin Thomas, Career Coach to Professional Organizers

Creative Storage Solutions
Submission dates: January 18 to February 14
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Money Management
Submission dates: February 15 to March 20
Sponsor: Mindflows for ADHD

Education and Organizing
Submission dates: March 21 to April 17
Sponsorship available

Filing Systems
Submission dates: April 18 to May 15
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Collaboration
Submission dates: May 16 to June 19
Sponsor: Peggy Wonder, Space For You

Writing and Organizing
Submission dates: June 20 to July 17
Sponsorship available

Meal Planning
Submission dates: July 18 to August 14
Sponsorship available

Organizing Meetings
Submission dates: August 15 to September 18
Sponsorship available

Organizing for Seasonal Changes
Submission dates: September 19 to October 16
Sponsorship available

Best Organizing & Productivity Books
Submission dates: October 17 to November 20
Sponsorship available

Best of 2024
Submission dates: November 21 to December 25
Sponsorship available

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4 Comments

  1. Avatar Sabrina Quairoli on August 15, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    Wow! What a collection of tips! Thanks for bringing up this topic in the roundup posts. With a little bit of planning, you can start the school off right.

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on August 16, 2018 at 2:22 pm

      When Leslie contacted me, I knew this would be a popular topic! Thanks for being such a loyal reader and contributor.

  2. Linda Samuels Linda Samuels on August 25, 2018 at 2:18 pm

    Amazing group of posts, Janet! And what excellent timing for getting parents and kids ready for returning to school. Our daughters are grown now, but I have such fond memories of all the pre-school prep we did together. We loved organizing areas and collecting all of the supplies to get them ready for a successful school year. The getting ready was an integral part of having a positive transition between summer, fall, and a new school year.

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on August 27, 2018 at 5:43 am

      I always love reading about your family, Linda. You’re obviously very close, and I can’t help but think how truly blessed you all are to have each other.

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