These two questions are:
- Have you used (worn, played with, etc.) this in the past year?
- Does seeing it make you want to use it right this moment?
If she answered “no” to both of these questions, then the item went in the yard sale bag.
So I had to ask Stacey how she came up with that idea? Because as simple as it seems it’s something many adults have a hard time with let alone trying to get your child to grasp the concept.
We all know organizing kids is not exactly a piece of cake!
Her answer was pretty brilliant I must say. Stacey replied, “I just based it on what you see professional organizers ask on all of those TV shows, ha ha! I modified it to make sense to a kid.”
You can read the rest of this whole amazing post here: How Your Kids Can Help Organize Their Own Room
It’s so great when we hear about people learning from the limited capacity TV exposure professional organizers get. Seriously gives me the warm fuzzies!
Enough about me and back to Stacey! I wholeheartedly suggest you check out Stacey’s blog The Soccer Mom Blog because it’s fantastic! Just like she is!
If you are looking for a professional organizer in your area you can find one HERE.