Posted by: Liz Jenkins in kids, de-cluttering on
Apr 1, 2009
Kids have a lot of stuff and keeping track of it can be tough. And it's hard to get them to let go of anything. What looks like junk to us may be absolutely beloved to a child and what we think is great, gets totally ignored - go figure!
I teach seminars on 'organizing' kids, and while a lot of what we discuss is getting the parents to rethink their philosophy on kids stuff and clutter, there are definitely some specific ideas that can help when it comes to getting the kids on board with the program. My basic premise is that kids (usually) have too much stuff. This can be overwhelming for them and as a result, they don't play with what they have nor do they respect it. Less is more when it comes to kids and their things. Once you've made the decision to do this, I have for you: