With the world adjusting to a new normal we realize you may be struggling to figure out how to stay calm, keep your kids busy, and wait out this pandemic. We here on the Decluttering School team have a series of videos and resources planned to support you through this time. While this series
When was the last time you decluttered old and unwanted medicines, vitamins and supplements? If you’re like most people, it’s probably been too long! Why declutter and dispose of old and expired pills? Medicines and pills don’t last forever. Their potency declines over time. At best your medicine won’t be as effective. At worst,
Once you get into a routine, decluttering some things is easy. Junk drawer? Easy. Kitchen? No sweat. Clothing? Check. But once you get past the easy stuff to the sentimental items, you may find yourself stuck. Different people will get stuck on different things. For instance, I have no problem recycling 98% of the
Struggling to decide if you should declutter an item? Maybe you don’t love it but you feel bad about letting it go. Maybe you haven’t used it yet and you plan to get around to it. It’s tough, no? Sometimes the typical “do I need this?” or “do I love this” just doesn’t cut
I’ve seen several posts on how to declutter baby clothes and thought I’d share my method. I’ve been doing this for 15 years because I loooove baby clothes and it was very, very difficult for me to part with any of them. So, hopefully, I can help some of you figure out what to
Do you have a stash of stuff that you just know is useful and you haven’t found the right use? Or maybe you have a project in mind and you just haven’t gotten around to it yet? And so the “stuff” sits there, in a closet or a cupboard, taunting you and reminding you
I’m seeing a disturbing trend in my Facebook group. People are watching Marie Kondo’s new Netflix show and they’re feeling overwhelmed and defeated before they even start decluttering. And that breaks my heart! Decluttering should be a freeing, positive experience; not one that ends up leaving you struggling for perfection and burned out. In
One year ago I was reading the posts in the community and looking at the before and afters. I was so inspired and motivated by them I tackled my then impossible craft room. As soon as I joined the group I spent an hour reading the posts. I was so inspired instead of watching
When you want to be able to glide through the working day without a hitch, your environment can make all the difference to your success. You are a product of it, you will be influenced by it, and you’ll certainly be distracted by it. Check out my ultimate guide for office declutter and how
Welcome. I’m Sarah!
I’m the creator of Decluttering School (formerly known as Early Bird Mom), lover of organized spaces, encourager to women and mom to four boys. Click here to read more!