Get Your Kids To Help You Declutter By Showing Them Tangible Benefits

Get Your Kids To Help You Declutter By Showing Them Tangible Benefits
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When it’s time to declutter at home, there’s no reason you can’t get the whole family involved. You can even get your kids in on the action by letting them see how less clutter will make things better for them too.

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If you want to get your kids on board, Ruth Soukup at Living Well Spending Less suggests you show how saying goodbye to some things they don’t need can benefit them. Give them specific examples, like showing them how cleaning their room – a chore they probably dislike – would be a lot easier with less stuff. You can also have a garage sale and let them pick something new to buy with the money they earn from the things they got rid. They can also see how good it feels to donate a toy they don’t play with anymore to someone else who will appreciate it. If you can show them tangible results, they will be more inclined to help and learn to keep organised.

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