How to choose how many toys your child needs

Inside: One friend raves about having fewer toys. Another has a house so packed, it looks like a toy store. How do you know how many toys are the right amount? When my first son was about 18 months old, we had a single bin of toys for him to play with. We’d open up […] Read more…

Do your kids have too many toys? Here’s 7 compelling reasons why you should purge toys. My favorite’s #7.

7 Simple Reasons Why You Should Purge Toys Now

Inside: Do your kids have too many toys? Here’s 7 compelling reasons why you should purge toys. My favorite’s #7. One of my friends has a house so clean, you’d never guess she has kids. And her husband travels for work. And she’s the most real, authentic person I’ve ever met. She keeps a bin […] Read more…

Decluttering and organization: The most common mistake

Inside: You’ve tried decluttering and organization, but nothing seems to work. Read this post for the most common mistake people make when getting organized. Doesn’t it feel like some people were born with the organization gene? I had a friend in high school who was so organized, each of her hundred-plus barrettes had a neat and […] Read more…

Mom and daughter smiling and sitting on window seat

How to Kick Clutter and Anxiety Out of Your Life

Inside: Are clutter and anxiety getting in the way of you living your best life? Learn how they’re related and 6 steps to kick clutter and anxiety to the curb. Groggily waking up from slumber, I hear “Wahh!” Our baby is waking up for the 4th time that night and I. Am. Beat. I saunter […] Read more…

Beautiful, decluttered kitchen

Where to Start Decluttering When You’re Stressed Out

If we played a game of messy house poker, it’d go something like this: “I’ll see your junk drawer and raise you a junk room.” Before we decluttered, we had so much clutter, it overflowed out of every drawer, cabinet, and closet, and eventually slithered down the hall to take over our unused 4th bedroom. Read more…

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