Karen York, an Evanston-based professional organizer, knows firsthand how time consuming and often emotional an organization project can be. With that in mind, we asked York to devise a week’s worth of simple strategies to help you conquer the clutter, while developing lasting habits that will keep you organized—so it will feel like spring all year long.
Karen York with Marianne Murciano and Bob Sirott of WGN Radio
Karen York left a career in HR to start Organize Me. She works with families, singles and even children to get rid of physical and digital clutter. She says it’s relaxing. Really? Listen to the podcast
The start of school is an exciting time for kids, but it can also cause stress. The sudden need to get focused and organized when it comes to school supplies, schoolwork, papers that get sent home for parents and sports equipment can be overwhelming.
That’s what motivated professional organizer Karen York of Evanston to develop her “Get Back to School Program,” where she helps busy parents and kids reorganize their “drop zone” to create an easy, get-out-the-door-to-school morning. Read more