Design within reach has solutions for your family issues. Kids dumping coats and backpacks on the floor? Hand one of these Eames Hang All ($199) hooks in the hall. The colorful appearance has a magnetic appeal. Your kids will comply if you make the options easy to access (hang this low) and pretty.
Need to lift the kids up to work at the counter while you prep dinner? Try this Melio Step Stool (on sale now $59.50). While it is on wheels, it locks in place when you step on it. You'll get a 15" boost off of this beauty. And it comes in three lively colors.
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