Tosca RadigondaA reader's home office was overwhelmed by overdue notices and lost invitations until Real Simple tamed it with storage and organizing know-how
In most ways, Tzatzil Willebeek-LeMair is a superwoman. She has completed more than 50 triathlons and runs a business that teaches hundreds of women a year how to break into running, biking, and swimming. She also finds time to teach Spanish at an elementary school near her home in Austin, Texas, and serves as den leader for the local Cub Scouts, all while looking after three sons -- Max, age three; Marco, five; and Jacob, seven.
When it came to organizing her home office, however, Willebeek-LeMair, 35, could barely get out of the starting blocks. Her desk was so overloaded that she referred to it as "the abyss" and "the beast." School reports, unpaid bills, and children's artwork were piled in haphazard layers. And since mess has a way of inviting more mess, Willebeek-LeMair's husband, Marc, and sons felt free to use herRead More »from A home office gets organized