#RealMomHacks – 7 Ways To Organize Your Family


I know that you think I’m kinda cool. Fun. And I may look put together from the outside? But my life is the definition of chaos. For YEARS—chaos fueled me. I loved running a thousand miles an hour and digging into unique ways to kick off the new year.

This year? I am sooo tired. SOOO tired. Did I mention tired? Yes. I. Am.

And as I get older worker harder is not something I think my mind and body will be able to officially handle! So, my job is to help you have a more normal life. Ready for some #RealMomHacks?

7 Great Ideas to Organize Your Family

Bread Ties for Wires – YES! Those bread ties that end up all over your house? Use them to LABEL your cords!

Wire Baskets for Stuff – Of course those wire baskets are great for your bananas, but how about containing things in your life that makes you go bananas when you can’t find it!

Painted Keys – The WORST is not knowing which key is which! Paint them with different finger nail polish colors to keep track of them!

Plastic Bag Dispenser – This is BRILLIANT! I actually started making one but haven’t gotten it finished yet. But check out where I got the idea here! Take a disinfectant container, clean it out, roll up your grocery bags, decorate the container and put the tip of the bags out the top!

Shopping Bag Storage – In my effort this past weekend to purge my crazy life—I found Tiffany Bags empty and lonely! We used the boxes as small containers and the bags I put on the wall to put pencils in!

PVC Pipes for Bathroom Products – Those pesky bathroom products need a home! PVC pipes are great for containing them so they don’t end up all over the counters!

Magnetic Strip Organizer – Instead of posting your knives on them – use them for hair pins! For clippers and other pieces that get easily lost in the bathroom!

Do you have any hacks you use to organize your life? Tell us in the comments below!

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Joey Fortman (Founder, RealityMoms)

Joey Fortman is the brains behind #RealityMoms. In 2008, after 20+ years in traditional media hosting radio shows around the country, Joey traded in the microphone for a diaper bag, struggling through her own personal crisis: unemployed, overweight and lost in the land of mommy bloggers. Little did Joey know, her traditional media background would pave the way for success at Real Mom Media. As a sought after media magnet, Joey has been featured nationally on Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, Anderson Cooper, the Katie Couric Show, Dr. Oz, Redbook, The Today Show, The Talk, Fox and Friends & The Newlywed Game. When not at the sports complex with one of her kids, on an island or a grocery store run, or on Facebook Live with #RealityMoms contributors, Joey is obsessed with adult coloring.

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