It’s a go-to gift from so many well-meaning folks. They’re soft! They’re fluffy! They’re cute! But before you know it, your child has approximately 147 stuffed animals—toys that defy stacking, that can really only be heaped precariously until the slightest nudge sends the whole mountain avalanching down.
One of my New Year’s resolutions at the beginning of 2019 was to start giving things away. I grew up in a household where if anything had any value, even for parts, you would hold onto it because you “might need it” in the future.
Marie Kondo has made tidying up your space the new hip thing to do.