Your kids will be so grateful…iStock/Halfpoint
…if you label and organize your photos now and if you stick a note on keepsakes explaining their significance. We settle a lot of estates, and it’s frustrating to the next generation when they don’t understand why something was left to them. Learn why “death cleaning” could be the solution to getting rid of clutter.
Parents feel so guilty…iStock/PeopleImages
…about throwing away their children’s artwork. My solution? A Li’l Davinci art cabinet. It’s a beautiful frame that you can hang up, but you can also store up to 50 pieces of art inside it.
My biggest motivator for being organized:iStock/pixdeluxe
I have more time to have fun and be spontaneous. Start by getting rid of these unnecessary items causing clutter in your home.
Sources: Professional organizers Kate Brown, owner of Impact Organizing in Sarasota, Florida; Laurie Martin, owner of Simplicity in Charlotte, North Carolina; Julie Isaacs, founder of The Uncluttered Home in Scotch Plains, New Jersey; Melissa Picheny, owner of declutter + design in New York City; and Maria Gracia, author of Finally Organized, Finally Free and owner of getorganizednow.com.