Having kids usually means having to buy a lot of things for them, which means accumulating a massive amount of clutter. Limiting new items doesn't just help you avoid the chaos, it also helps your children build better habits and value their possessions more. Though it might seem like an overwhelming task, decluttering your kids' stuff is possible with a few tips.
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In a new study by researchers at the University of Toledo, toddlers who were given fewer toys played more creatively and were more engaged in their play than those who had many toys available. Mums and dads, this might be the time to remove that chicken robot, mustache plushie, emoji bingo set, and Spider-Man drone from your Amazon shopping cart. I'm sorry.
We already know there are benefits to keeping your wardrobe simple. To save money while still giving yourself some flexibility, use the capsule wardrobe strategy when choosing which clothes to buy.
In other words: simplicity counts. French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery offers a timely reminder that often, less is more.
For next week's No Luggage challenge, I can't pack anything that won't fit in my pockets. So what makes the cut?
Two years ago, I completed the Hand Luggage Only project, roaming across Australia for a month with only what I could fit into a single carry-on bag. Ever since then, I've been looking for a more extreme travel challenge. The solution? Go on the road for work with no luggage whatsoever -- and no computer.