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  Psst: Skimmers, head to the bottom for the free download! Tidying with kids can be a huge challenge, but for many parents, it feels like the kid stuff is the main source of clutter in the home.  I could write books on how to handle clutter with kids, but for now, here is a […]

Tidying with Kids 101

Tidying with Kids 101

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Komono is the 4th, and largest, category we cover in the KonMari Method.  It is everything in your home that is not Clothing, Books, Paper, or Sentimental Items, so it’s a huge category and can take quite a while.  I have many tips for sorting all of your stuff, but these are my favorite 5. […]

5 Tips for Sorting All of Your Stuff

5 tips for sorting all your stuff

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“I’m in love with my ‘new’ closet. I thought I was doing a fair job at keeping it cleaned out, but boy was I wrong!!  Caroline helped me see my clothes in a whole new way. Now I actually enjoy standing in my closet!” – N.E.–Real client after clothing session I hear this ALL the […]

The One Thing You Must Do When KonMari’ing Your Clothing

Caroline Roberts sorting clothing

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Did you hear the rumor?   There was a rumor going around not long ago that Marie Kondo believes we should have no more than 30 books!  Totally NOT true!  The KonMari Method ™ is not minimalism and does not tell you how many of anything to own.  In fact, Marie and I are the last […]

The 6 Rules of the KonMari Method™

KonMari Method Books

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I'm Caroline Roberts - your guide for getting your home decluttered and organized once and for all!

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Categories

KonMari MethoD™

Storage

Before/After

Systems/Routines

Created by REVAfrom the Noun Project

Personal Life