One Organized Mama
By Janel Ralat
Sharing stories, tips, and simple techniques about Organization, Time Management, & running a professional organizing business. Keeping it interesting, inspiring, and REAL.
Listener Questions 1
I woke up to a plethora of responses asking about YOU! I was so excited and touched that I decided to jump on a do an episode and encourage more listeners to reach out as I give feedback on specific listener challenges. I’d love to hear from you too! Here’s the Google Form to share a little about yourself https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKcNcTdXft54x2TIP057xr_Y8IGBjH3mFW_jI8DaTRGZOhdA/viewform
December 01, 2022
How To Survive The Holiday Season
****ALERT…..Don’t listen to the first few minutes around children who believe in Santa!!**** Let’s THRIVE this holiday season…..not just survive!
November 30, 2022
Who are YOU?
Click on this form and tell me a little about you! https://forms.gle/s4YUJ9zLi23j2jTW7
November 30, 2022
The What & How’s of Time Blocking
You’ve probably heard the term “Time Blocking” and have a general idea of what it is….but what EXACTLY is it and HOW do you incorporate it into your life? I’ll give my take on this trendy term in this episode. Also, don’t forget to head over to my One Organized Mama Etsy store to choose your printable, follow along on the episode by the same name, and create super easy and effective time management and organization habits into your life and routine. Here’s the link https://www.etsy.com/shop/OneOrganizedMama
November 20, 2022
Pillars 5 and 6
In this episode I’ll finish my series on the 6 Pillars of organization. Don’t forget to check out my Etsy store and follow along on the podcast! https://www.etsy.com/shop/OneOrganizedMama
November 10, 2022
Pillars 3 and 4
Continuing on with Pillars 3 & 4 of building your organized life. Here’s the link to the One Organized Mama Etsy store. Your support is SUPER appreciated!! https://www.etsy.com/shop/OneOrganizedMama
November 02, 2022
Pillars 1 and 2
Diving deeper and giving you suggestions on how to implement Pillars 1 and 2 into your life.
October 21, 2022
The 6 Pillars of Organization
Like building a home these six elements are a MUST for an organized life! Don’t forget to visit my Etsy store and download a follow along printable to learn a new habit. https://www.etsy.com/shop/OneOrganizedMama
October 13, 2022
OOM Paperwork System
Follow along with the OOM Paperwork System guide found on the One Organized Mama Etsy shop. Click her to get yours https://www.etsy.com/shop/OneOrganizedMama
September 20, 2022
This episode accompanies the 20-Minute Tidy printable in the One Organized Mama Etsy shop. Visit https://www.etsy.com/shop/OneOrganizedMama to get yours.
September 07, 2022
Your Daily Routine
Beige you listen, head over to the One Organized Mama Etsy store to download the one page printable that goes along with this episode. Here’s the link: https://www.etsy.com/shop/OneOrganizedMama I’ll walk you through the exact steps of implementing a solid DAILY ROUTINE in your life that keeps your home neat and tidy.
August 29, 2022
12-Month Declutter Guide
If you haven’t already, I encourage you to go to the One Organized Mama Etsy shop and find the printable by the same name…12-Month Declutter Guide to go along with this episode. Here’s the link to download this printable https://www.etsy.com/shop/OneOrganizedMama
August 26, 2022
My Best Move Out Tips
I just went through it myself….moving out of our home and moving across the country!! Boy did I take note, and I’m sharing what to do and what not to do in this episode.
August 15, 2022
My Secret To Being Super Productive
Once upon a time I prided myself on being a master multi tasker….but then realized, “Wait, what am I REALLY doing here?” I realized some important points in how I can be more productive without losing my ever loving mind. I’ll share those tips with you in this episode.
August 05, 2022
Unsolicited Mom Advice: When Kids Leave The Nest
Mamas, I know this time is difficult BUT I also want you to know how exciting it can be too! Listen, to this episode as 2 of my 3 baby birds have officially left my nest and how I’m navigating it.
July 28, 2022
Unsolicited Mom Advice: The School Years
The second part of my 3 episode series on some Time Management and Organizing tips for organizing when your kids are in their school age years.
June 13, 2022
Unsolicited Mom Advice: Baby & Toddler Season
In this 3-part series I’ll be talking all about motherhood giving you unsolicited advice (I’m being cheeky here) on tips and inspiration for handling the different seasons of mom-hood.
May 07, 2022
Pros & Cons Of Living Like A Minimilist
I’m not a minimalist by nature but I’m currently living LIKE one by necessity. There are some things I’m learning that I love…..and some things that well……not so much.
April 29, 2022
Are you a multi-passionate entrepreneur?
Samantha Brown from Her Healed Heart joined me to discuss what it’s like when you have more than one business. The ups, downs, and in-betweens. We’ll also give you some tips & tricks to help you stay focused and on track for running more than one business.
April 24, 2022
Which Bag Of Carrots Are You? Marketing Tips For Small Business
Granted, I’m NOT claiming to be a marketing expert. Just a girl who started a business or two (or three) who is self-taught and wants to share what I learned over the years about marketing with my fellow small business owners!
April 02, 2022
Tips For Overcoming Challenges In Your Small Business
From Imposter Syndrome to the frien-emy who likes to ask about your “little” business to what should you be doing when the money isn’t rolling in….here are some of my personal tips on how to overcome challenges. Share with someone who needs a little pep talk!
March 26, 2022
Organizing Your Small Business By Creating Systems
This is the first of a series I’m doing to help small business owners! No matter what type of business you’re in, you may learn some tips from me. In this episode, I’m walking you through the EXACT steps of HOW to create a system for staying sane and organized in small business! Especially when you work from home. Also, need a little motivation and someone in your corner? Listen to the first part as I debunk several common myths about small business.
February 17, 2022
I Fold Rich People’s Underwear For A Living
A nod to my fellow small business owners & what it’s like behind the scenes when you start and operate your own business.
January 31, 2022
My conversation with Samantha Brown!!
I’m SO excited about this episode as I introduce you to Samantha Brown! Professional Organizer & now Life Coach from Norris, Tennessee!! Samantha and I connected during one-on-one coaching sessions as she grew her professional organizing business. Then as her business grew so did her skill set as she became a certified Life Coach!! We chat about what it’s like to actually work in this industry with some very relatable stories from the pro organizer trenches. Visit her website www.her healed heart.com
January 29, 2022
25 Weird & Random Items In My Home
I’m working on a downsizing our home in 2022 & although I stand on the pulpit to preach “Everything should have a purpose and a place!” I have realized I needed a dose of my own medicine. We’ve collected and held on to these random and weird 25 things for YEARS. Here’s what I’m letting go of and some tips on how you can too.
January 06, 2022
2021 Podcast Recap & What’s In Store For 2022
Summarizing the OOM podcast for 2021 and telling you all some of my ideas for 2022!
December 31, 2021
7 Reasons Why You Should Do New Year’s Resolutions
Listen to this episode ANY time of the year as I walk you through 7 reasons why it’s important to set goals and resolutions ANY time of the year! This is a great companion episode to my Time Management Journal online course! Go to my website www.oneorganizedmama.com
December 12, 2021
10 Of My Best Party Planning Tips
It’s party season!! Don’t stress and follow some of my favorite and best tips for planning your next party!!! 🎉🎈🎊
November 29, 2021
10 Tips To Tackle People Pleasing
If you struggle with people pleasing and I dare say we ALL have some level of it I encourage you to listen to this episode and learn some tips and take always from my own experiences to help you overcome this challenge.
November 16, 2021
Meet Layton with Simply Put RVA Renewed Vitality At Home
Meet Layton, a phenomenally talented professional organizer starting her own business in Richmond, Virginia!! Layton and I met when she signed up for a one-on-one coaching session and I was immensely impressed by her calm demeanor, charming personality, & unique insight into home organization. Take a listen to how this multi-passionate pro organizer creates a boutique-style organization business and get inspired!! Follow Simply_Put_RVA on Instagram or email her at email@example.com for more information.
November 06, 2021
Stop Over Complicating Your Daily Routine
I super appreciate all of the wonderful feedback, questions, & suggestions you all send!! I am listening and one of my most asked about topics is about DAILY PLANNING which is the third step in my Time Management process. Friends……you are OVER COMPLICATING this. Listen now….
October 28, 2021
Closets! Closets! Closets!
In this episode I’ll give you some tips and guidelines for organizing any type of closet in your home!
October 17, 2021
Tips for handling awkward situations as a pro organizer!!
Friend, I’ve been there, seen it all, and have the T-shirt to prove it. What are some of my most frequently asked questions about how to handle weird and uncomfortable situations as a pro organizer……here they are!
October 12, 2021
Let’s Get Back To The Basics!
6 things organization is NOT and 6 things organization IS. Plus, HOW to implement organization systems into your home and life.
September 30, 2021
5 FANTASTIC morning habits + 1 I’m stopping ASAP
There’s something to be said about a great start to your day. In this episode I’ll outline 5 of my favorite morning habits that I’ve implemented over the years + one TERRIBLE habit I’m stopping now.
September 07, 2021
Pro Organizer 3-Part Series: Part 3
In this episode I’ll cover tips for organizing client bedrooms, bathrooms, home offices, paperwork, moving, unpacking AND how to teach your clients how to maintain their space…..PHEW! That was a lot!
September 01, 2021
Pro Organizer 3-Part Series: Part 2
In this episode I’ll give my top tips and nuggets of advice for organizing clients garages/storage spaces, kitchens/pantries, closets, & children’s spaces.
August 20, 2021
Pro Organizer 3-Part Series: Part 1
Interested in starting your own professional organizing business or just getting started? In this 3-part series I’ll give you insight on my OOM 10 Modules and what I REALLY told my professional organizers about the business.
August 02, 2021
A Checklist Before You Take Your Next Trip!
In this episode I’ll go over a few different areas to consider before your next jaunt or journey exploring our world!
June 03, 2021
10 Of My Favorite Organizing Hacks
Learn 10 tips to getting and staying organized with some of my favorite hacks. YES you’ve heard some of these before BUT are you applying them in your life and home?? 🤔
May 10, 2021
3 Steps To Organize Your Money Makers
To my friends who are on the entrepreneurial journey whether it’s working full time with a side hustle, have a side hustle that turned into a full fledged business, or have multiple side hustles that pay the bills. This episode is for you.
May 04, 2021
Overwhelmed With Homeschool + Working From Home?
In this episode I’ll go over how being overwhelmed equals *system failure*. Plus, I’ll go over 5 reasons on WHY our systems fails and solutions on how to fix them. I had soooo much to say on this one!
April 19, 2021
Be Like A Cup Of Tea
☕️ Be okay not being everyone’s cup of tea. ☕️ Don’t dilute your tea. ☕️ Marvel at the uniqueness of tea leaves. ☕️ Cream and sugar? Lemon? Straight up? There’s no right or wrong way to drink your tea. ☕️ Savor every sip.
April 13, 2021
7 Things You DO Have Time For
My favorite topic to discuss......TIME MANAGEMENT and helping you realize that you DO have more time than you think.....but how are you spending it? 🤔
March 31, 2021
How To Niche Your Organizing Business
On this episode I’ll chat about ways for you to streamline and choose your niche in your organizing business. I’ll address common challenges and how to learn and overcome those challenges to grow and stay focused on your purpose.
March 22, 2021
No. More. Junk. Drawers.
Do you have a junk drawer in your home? A junk cabinet? A junk room? 😳 In this episode, I’ll give you my top 7 reasons why junk drawers are a bad idea & some tips on how to tackle and redefine them in your home.
March 14, 2021
Declutter Like A Mother
I this episode I’ll walk you through my OOM Declutter Course Guide. I’ll discuss overcoming challenges, questions to ask yourself during the process, and give you specific steps to take while decluttering. Are you ready to get started? Also, visit www.oneorganizedmama.com to check out my online declutter course.
February 23, 2021
Organizing Tips Before You Sell Your Home
Thinking of selling your home soon? As a former professional organizer and now Realtor I have a unique perspective and knowledge to help you get your home ready for the SOLD sign. Here’s my real estate info: Ann “Janel” Ralat REALTOR License S.0188817 Select Properties Group 2575 S. Cimmaron Blvd #104 Las Vegas, NV 89117 Phone 702-498-1636
February 09, 2021
Should you hire an ORGANIZER or do the work yourself?
In this episode, I’ll go through six things to consider before making the TIME or MONEY investment in doing organizing projects yourself or hiring the help of a pro.
February 01, 2021
Is it just a MESS or is it CLUTTER?
Yes! There is a difference between the two. In this episode I’ll tell you how to determine between what’s a normal mess and what’s clutter that you need to tackle.
January 27, 2021
Helping Kids Overcome Challenges: Interview With My Youngest Child!
Many kids and parents are facing prolonged challenges with motivation, consistency, & frustration right now. I can certainly RELATE! In this episode, I’ll share some things we are doing in our home to overcome these challenges. Practical tips that anyone can apply!
January 18, 2021
Time Saving Tips For Meal Planning
Whether you love to cook or...not so much I’ll give you 6 tips to organize your meal planning and save you time in the kitchen. Here’s my code for $35 off your first Home Chef box....JANELR17
January 11, 2021
Is Life Balance Possible?
What exactly is life balance and is it possible to have balance in all areas of your life? I’m here to say YES. In this episode, I open up the conversation a bit more and explore WHAT it is and HOW you can work on it in your own life. Ready to get started?
January 03, 2021
A Lazy Girl’s Guide To Finding Motivation
Yes, even as One Organized Mama I have my lazy days and moments! In this episode I’ll go over 10 ways to find motivation and start tackling life again!
December 27, 2020
Fridges, Freezers, & Pantries....Oh My!
I’ve been in MY ZONE cooking and baking which means quite a bit of time in my fridge, freezer, pantry. In this episode I’ll go over some useful tips on organizing these 3 spaces. Plus, the deelish holiday recipes I discovered on Pinterest! Use code JANELR17 at checkout for $35 off your first Home Chef box!
December 21, 2020
Get Into The Mindset To Have The Most EPIC Year EVER!
Need a little motivation to overcome those curveballs that life throws at us? Listen to this episode as I walk you through 6 actionable items to get your head into the game, create some goals so that you can achieve them! Also, here is the code for $35 off your 1st Home Chef box! janelr17
December 14, 2020
Confessions of a Professional Organizer
In this episode, I’ll confess 5 things about being a professional organizer AND tell you about one of the whackiest clients I’ve ever encountered. Also, new sponsor....HOME CHEF....enter code JANELR17 at check out and get $35 off your first order!
December 07, 2020
When A Loved One Passes
In this episode, I’ll go through practical yet compassionate points to consider when you go through the possessions of a loved one who has passed away.
November 30, 2020
10 Spaces To Declutter This Holiday Season
Don’t panic.....but YES you DO have the time to do some decluttering in these ten spaces that are overlooked the rest of the year. Listen, trust the process, and create a space that you can ENJOY this holiday season. Also, here is the code for $35 off your 1st Home Chef box! janelr17
November 23, 2020
Organizing school on THE HOT MESS EXPRESS
Homeschool? Distance learning? Public school? Private school? No matter how your kid is learning these days I have some heartfelt notes for you in this episode. Share with someone who needs some encouragement right now.
November 09, 2020
Meet Bobbie from The Grocery Diary!!
You are in for a special treat this episode with Bobbie from The Grocery Diary!! She is so much fun & I appreciate her positive message when it comes to shopping & feeding your family. She is at home in any grocery store and her antics will crack you up! Need a little laughter in your day?? Then listen to this episode!
October 26, 2020
The OOM podcast is turning ONE & these are the realities of taking a leap of faith..
One year ago I did something I had always wanted to do. Start a podcast. So I did. Even though every fiber of my being was afraid to do so. In this episode I get very honest about my journey this year and the realities of what happens when you put yourself out there and take a leap of faith.
October 22, 2020
5 HELPFUL tips to get kids ORGANIZED
Kids have been home A LOT lately. These timeless tips will help you set the foundation of getting kids organized and ownership of their space.
September 15, 2020
Is your home depressing you?
If so, I have 5 actionable tips to help you overcome feeling overwhelmed and to tackle that clutter. Below is the code for $35 off your first Home Chef box! JANELR17 Enter it at checkout.
August 23, 2020
Is becoming a professional organizer your DREAM job?
In this episode I’ll cover the top 3 benefits of becoming a professional organizer, give you ideas on all the different ways to specialize with the services you offer, and most importantly how to find support.
August 09, 2020
OOM turned 8! Here are some lessons I’ve learned along the way.
Happy Birthday to One Organized Mama as she turned 8 in the month of July! From organizing to parenting to being a small business owner here are some lessons I’ve learned along the way!
July 31, 2020
This is where you get stuck when DECLUTTERING!!
You’ve decluttered a space but aren’t exactly sure what to do with all the stuff that doesn’t belong...right? Well in this episode I walk you through Steps 1 & 2 so that that pile doesn’t just end up as clutter somewhere else.
July 07, 2020
3-Part Time Management Series: Step 3: Planning
Ready to put those dreams and goals into action?? Or has life absolutely knocked you down and you have no idea how or where to go from here? My remedy is to PLAN your day....every single day. Taking small steps every day will take you to where you want to be.
June 26, 2020
3-Part Time Management Series: Step 2: Prioritization
Okay, moving on to the second step in my Time Management process....PRIORITIZATION! This is where you take all those thoughts and ideas you put onto paper and start to put them into action.
June 12, 2020
3-Part Time Management Series: Step 1: Brainstorming
This 3-part series dives deep into the One Organized Mama Time Management Journal. This episode focuses on Brainstorming which is the first step in getting ideas out of your head and turn them into goals. Download the Time Management Journal or just a notebook and pen and follow along!
June 05, 2020
Interview with Sydnee from Organized Paradise
Meet Sydnee, a talented professional organizer, owner of a tiny home, and overall sweet gal! In this episode, Sydnee discusses starting her own organizing business, how she manages client sessions, and offers super helpful tips to get you started on your organizing journey!!
May 08, 2020
Perfection Is A Lie
This is one of my favorite messages to share. Being organized and managing your time has NOTHING to do with being perfect. Perfection tells you lies and if you struggle with it I have a message to share with you.
May 04, 2020
Finding Your New Normal
From frustration to fear to acceptance I’m taking lessons from these past few weeks and forging ahead. I’ll go over some of the common frustrations that we’ve all been feeling and how to overcome them by being productive and focusing on our Time Buckets.
April 20, 2020
Tips For Creating A Routine
In this episode I’ll give you helpful tips on creating a routine for yourself and family whether you’re under a quarantine or not.
March 30, 2020
Turn Lemons Into Lemonade!
In this episode I’m introducing you to my new CRASH COURSES on getting organized, a reminder about the One Organized Mama Declutter Challenge, & a little inspiration on turning this unprecedented season into a way to focus on some neglected areas of your life.
March 24, 2020
Things You Can Do Right Now....
Wow. Did we wake up in one of those disaster movies? Feels like it, right?! In this episode I'm giving you some things to DO to keep perspective and not lose your mind.
March 17, 2020
Decluttering with KIDS! Are they a keeper or give away-er?
Raising kids is tough. Raising kids that grow into adults with healthy habits is important and on the minds of most parents. In this episode I’ll share some different perspectives on decluttering with your kids.
February 17, 2020
Overcoming DECLUTTERING challenges!
Thank you for your feedback on the One Organized Mama Facebook & Instagram pages! I’ve compiled a list of your biggest struggles with decluttering & have given you simple solutions!
February 10, 2020
Girl, you’re not Gwyneth....practical steps for organizing YOUR own home & space!
Google “Gwyneth’s pantry” & “Yolanda’s fridge” two of the “standards” of home organizing. Not for this mama! In this episode I’ll give you practical advice on how to apply my 4-step system in your own home. Let go of impossibly high standards & of setting your self-worth on how others view your home. These steps are simple but not always easy.
February 03, 2020
This technique has been an absolute GAME-CHANGER for me!
I used to pride myself on being a master multi-tasker....UNTIL...I realized how inefficient that was. So, I then started doing something different and it made a huge impact in how I now manage my time. Listen to this episode to hear all about it.
January 27, 2020
Your TIME vs. Your MONEY:Paying someone else to do it for you
I’m a money conscious person BUT over the years I’ve become more of a TIME conscious person willing to pay a few extra bucks for convenience. Why? Well our time is our most precious resource and we waste way too much of it! In this episode I’ll give you ideas (& permission) to trade a few dollars to save you time.
January 20, 2020
Step by step instructions on using the One Organized Mama Time Management Journal
Getting your time under control is the most important step in getting organized. The Time Management Journal will walk you through exactly how to do this.
January 13, 2020
You’ve set New Years goals....so now what?!
It feels like everyone is setting new goals for the new year & new decade! I’ll walk you through how to implement those goals with time management techniques & overcoming common obstacles.
January 06, 2020
Interview with Hannah from Clear Space Organizing!
Meet Hannah, a super talented, insanely creative professional organizer from Las Vegas, Nevada!
December 29, 2019
Are you feeling like you’re on the hamster wheel of life? This episode introduces you to my simple & very efficient tips that will help you make progress in all areas of your life.
December 23, 2019
Organizing With Kids: Too many toys!
‘Tis the season of adding more stuff to our stuff! That’s okay.....here is a different perspective on gift giving to children & how to get them involved in clearing their own toy clutter.
December 16, 2019
Tips For Surviving The Holiday Season
Feeling overwhelmed with the holidays? Take a deep breath, listen to this episode, focus on what’s most important, and let go of the rest.
December 09, 2019
How To Become A Professional Organizer
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a professional organizer or interested in starting your own business? This episode is a must! I’ll give you a overall view of how I got started so you can learn from me.
December 01, 2019
Organized Habits: For a reason or a season
In this episode I get personal about my journey from 2009 until 2019. From devastating news in early 2010 to learning about acceptance, growing, & how to achieve goals in my life. Also, here is the code for $35 off your 1st Home Chef box! janelr17
November 25, 2019
November is the PERFECT time of year to get in that kitchen, toss that jar of nutmeg from 2012, & get ORGANIZED for the upcoming holidays! Here’s the code for $35 off your Home Chef box. Give it a try! JANELR17
November 18, 2019
How to overcome time management struggles.
In this episode I’ll introduce you to my Time Management Journal & show you how to organize your time more effectively.
November 12, 2019
Why get organized?
Do YOU want to get organized? Or does your spouse want you to get organized? I’ll share what it actually takes to get & stay organized in this episode.
November 04, 2019
Meet Janel....One Organized Mama!
*Bonus Episode* Meet Janel, the founder & owner of One Organized Mama a home organization business in Las Vegas, Nevada. Janel began her business in 2012 serving hundreds of clients in the valley from celebrities to stay-at-home moms. Now, as a seasoned veteran in the home organizing world, Janel shares her knowledge, expertise, funny, and inspiring stories with you on how to clear the clutter, manage your time, and GET ORGANIZED.
October 25, 2019