Jason Urbaniak

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The 5 Best Things Your Child Can Say to a Bully

Arm your kid with these powerful comebacks.<p>“Well, that isn’t a very nice thing to say.”<p>“Kids typically bully when they think they can have a strong …

Parenting

Easy Floating Shelves

How to Teach Kids to Budget Money

It's important to teach kids to budget and save. Great money habits start young.<p>But how can you convince your kid to budget his money for a rainy day …

Building Shelves | The Family Handyman

Installing clear plastic, nonsticky shelf and drawer liner is a quick, inexpensive project with multiple benefits.<p>This versatile cherry shelf goes …

Woodworking

15 Awesome DIY Ways to Organize Your Kids Rooms

When it comes to keeping your kids organized, the task can become nearly all consuming. Little kids (or kids of any age, really- we weren’t exactly …

Rolling Lumber Sheet Goods Cart

1<p>Create the Base Parts<p>Cut two Base Stiles to length from 2x4 boards, and five Base Rails to length from 2x6 boards, as shown in the cutting diagram. …

Woodworking

Reduce Your Clutter, Reduce Your Stress

When your parents used to threaten to ground you if you didn’t clean your room, it’s possible they were just looking out for your mental health. …

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15 Ingenious Organizing Ideas for Every Home

Have you ever heard the saying, “there’s more than 1 way to skin a cat”? (Macabre, I know.) Well, that goes for organizing too! Check out these 15 …

25 Garage Storage Ideas That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Are you tired of running out to the garage and finding piles and piles of … stuff? Instead of being greeted by chaos and the surprise of what you …

Storage Ideas

How often you should clean out all of your closets — and the right way to do it

Today I opened the linen closet and out rolled a neck brace and a bag of cough drops. Yesterday, a box of Cheerios tumbled out of the pantry while I was fetching some fettucine. If you’re like me, no matter how hard we try to control clutter, closets seem to become the junk drawers of the house. …

Personal Organizing

9 Ways to Make the Storage Under Your Bed Work Harder

There's a lotta space under there. Put it to good use!<p>It's like an extra closet you never knew you had! Here's how to keep it functional and tidy, otherwise it can easily become a clutter volcano.

12 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home

A simplified, uncluttered life comes with its fair share of benefits: less to clean and organize, less stress, more money, and more energy for things …

Tool Storage Wall Cabinet

By Jamison RantzTool storage is a necessity in any shop. While storage is great, accessible storage is even better. That’s why I designed this tool …

Woodworking

Smart, Sturdy & Stylish Storage Ideas for Kids' Rooms and Nurseries

(Image credit: Architectural Digest)<p>The decor that gets marketed to kids usually has, <i>well,</i> an unsophisticated look to it. Much of it is plastic and …

Storage Ideas

5 Surefire Ways To Help Your Kid Get Better Sleep

Research shows the overwhelming majority of parents think their kids’ sleep is important for both the children’s health and mood and for their own health and mood, too. But that doesn’t necessarily make it any easier to get little ones on their way to dreamland.<p>That same research, a 2014 survey on …

Sleep
Minimalism

How to Organize Where it Matters

We are working through a series on Unlocking 5 Tips on Organizing Like a Pro. Last week, we went over Making an Organizing Plan. And this week, we are talking all about organizing where it matters.<p>Here is an example of what I mean by <b>Organizing Where it Matters.</b><p>Every morning you spend 10 minutes …

Minimalism

6 Things You Can Throw Out Of Your Kid's Room Right Now

Ever open the door of your kid's room and think: <i>oh my, there is just too much stuff in here</i>? Well today—seriously, <i>today—</i>let's throw some of that junk …

Minimalism

How To Hang Shelving

We whole heartedly agree with Laure's sentiment on unpacking the kitchen first when moving. Our pantry items haven't had a proper spot to live for …

Storage Ideas

Ana White | Easy, Economical Garage Shelving from 2x4s - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: Angie …

15 DIY Storage Ideas to Help Corral Your Kids' Clutter

Kids may be small, but they tend to take up a lot of space— at least their stuff certainly does! Between the toys, books, DVDs and craft supplies, …

Storage Ideas
Woodworking

Garage Storage Ideas: Find Unused Space

The average garage has more than 150 sq. ft. of unused storage space. We'll show you where to find it.<p>The perfect place for all of your stuff!<p>The …

Woodworking

7 surprising results when you pay your kids for chores

<i>This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle.</i><p>One of our parenting goals is to rear frugal kids. Take care of their stuff. Spend wisely. Save for a …

Build Sliding Trays to Increase Shop Drawer Storage

Organizing workshop tools and materials is a constant struggle. If you have deep enough drawers, you can add sliding storage trays to maximize their …

Woodworking

The best way to calm your child is the simplest

Anxiousness is on the rise among children. Helicopter parents, high-stakes testing and not-enough-likes on Facebook are stressing kids out. Katie Hurley, a child and adolescent psychotherapist says therapy isn’t always the solution—breathing is.<p>“Deep breathing is the single best thing you can do …

Parenting

18 Smart Examples of Shoe Storage DIY Projects For Your Home

In most households storage tends to be a problem. A recurrent problem that can only be solved with patience and dedication though the optimization of …

Woodworking