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6 Ways to School-Proof Your House

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Published on: August 17, 2017

6 Ways to School-Proof Your House

Dedicated space for child's daily gear
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6. Create a dedicated space for each child’s daily gear

If you have the room, providing a separate cubby, locker or shelf and hook for each family member is a smart way to stay organized. If your entry is combined with another space (like the kitchen or living room), choose storage with doors that close so you can hide the mess. Short on space? Hang a few wall hooks for holding backpacks and clipboards (good for keeping school papers neat and within reach), and place a basket on the floor to hold shoes.

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