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Mother’s Day Contest: Take Back Your Space

Posted: 8:09 AM, May 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-08 08:09:00-04

As all mom's know, kids come with so much stuff! But Imagine a place for everything and everything is in its place. It can happen, and this Mother's Day, FOX 17 and Organized by Melissa are here to help! Upload a picture of the space you need help organizing and you could win a day with a professional organizer! To enter, click here.

Melissa Fortino joined us on the morning show Wednesday to talk about the pressure moms feel and how to prepare for a day of organizing.

Organized by Melissa's Top 3 Tips for Preparing to Organize:
* 7 - 9 Hours Sleep the night before
*A healthy breakfast
*At least 20 ounces of water

All to help with decision making of Phase 1: Sort & Purge

Baseline Organizing Supplies:
*Garbage Bags
*Fine Tip Black Sharpies
*Post-it Notes Regular Size
*Scotch Tape
*5 empty containers of any kind. They can be laundry baskets, totes, reusable shopping bags, boxes, anything that's already empty.