The Joys of Toys. How to declutter and keep toys from taking over your home

Lately, on my organizing groups, I’ve seen many posts dealing with toy storage.  The suggestions are great.  However, I am very bothered by the photos accompanying the articles.  What irks me is two-fold.  Firstly, the quantity of toys to organize is overwhelming.  Secondly, the photo is staged because no children’s room is that immaculate.  What is the reality of that room after five minutes of playtime?  Most likely, the beautifully coordinated bins are overturned, stuff is everywhere, and the room looks like a tornado hit.  So, the questions I have are how long  does the clean up take and who is doing the straightening? I … Continue reading The Joys of Toys. How to declutter and keep toys from taking over your home