This was a great post over at the Simplicity Parenting blog regarding the effects of de-cluttering a child’s room and eliminating the “too much stuff” syndrome: http://www.simplicityparenting.com/what-happened-when-i-simplified-our-lives/
In the United States, particularly here in the Deep South, children are already back in school or getting ready to go back to school. Many parents are knee-deep in organizing school supplies, garnering a new rhythm for this time of the year, and organizing the home to make things run smoothly.
Typically the “things” in a child’s room can be reduced by at least one-third. What a wonderful gift to give a child – the gift of sleeping in a peaceful room. The gift of a room a child can pick up all by themselves. The gift of more time to spend with those you love instead of picking up items and using all your cleaning time just putting items back where they belong or searching for a place to put items!
Here is to reducing “stuff” —