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Your clutter is a false sense of security
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Your clutter is a false sense of security

Your clutter is NOT true security!! We cling to clutter in the hopes of it being our savior one day. We think that it is financial security. We think that the power lies in our stuff – and I am here to tell you that is not true!! 

3 good intentions that you have that are keeping your home cluttered
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3 good intentions that you have that are keeping your home cluttered

You know I stalk you guys, right? Like I get to know you and your stories and what you’re struggling with and I used to be you – overwhelmed by too much stuff and then having the best of intentions and still staying stagnant and stuck under all the clutter.

moving

Pro tips for decluttering before you move!

So today I am going to give you some of my best moving tips – and I know a thing or two about moving because we’ve moved seven times in the last six years and we are VERY efficient. 

The REAL price of your clutter
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The REAL price of your clutter

Have you avoided decluttering because all you can see is the money spent on it all?? You’re not alone. This is such a common block when it comes to letting go of your clutter so today we are going to get to the root of how your clutter has cost you so much money over they years, how decluttering SAVES you money and how to shift your perspective of only seeing your clutter in the form of dollar signs.  

Simplified books - a kid's perspective
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Simplified books – a kid’s perspective

Today I share with you why I actually DON’T believe that any more based on the experience of less books in my home and in my classrooms when I was a teacher.  

This ONE thing is causing you massive amounts of clutter
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Variety is causing you massive amounts of clutter

 After watching over 5,000 moms declutter their homes and decluttering my own home I can confidently say there is ONE commonality behind all the clutter we have and that is…. Our insastiable desire for variety and having ONE thing for every ONE specific need. 

Your clutter isn't that special
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Your clutter isn’t that special

Would you be brave enough to this episode and dare to shift your mindset about your clutter and see it for what it really is? An overabundance of stuff designed to steal your time, energy and in essence, your life. 

A kid's perspective on decluttering and simplifying - with my kid!
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How kids declutter their stuff

My oldest daughter volunteered to answer several of your questions about decluttering from a kid’s perspective. She gives her best insight into what it’s like to live in a simplified home. She had a lot of fun with it, so much fun that she wants to start an entire series on how to help your kids do this for themselves, so watch for that coming soon! 

Decluttering is not wasteful - here is what is
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Decluttering is not wasteful: here is what is

NOT decluttering is actually more wasteful than decluttering – because when you declutter you are being brave and bold enough to actually look at your consumption habits and past shortcomings and realizing that you don’t actually have a problem of not enough, but a problem of too much. 

Decluttering for a peaceful home
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How decluttering promotes peace in the home

This is NOT a parenting episode teaching you how to change or manage behavior in your kids. It is just my personal experience through teaching in many classrooms all over the country and within my own home and the anecdotal evidence I have collected that proves our environments can literally make or break us. 

EP65 Clutter Chronicles – Coming Clean with Shamra

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Mom burn out

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How to finish the decluttering projects that you started
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How to finish decluttering projects that you started

You see SO many things that need to be done, and you want to get to them all. So you get to them.. that’s not the problem, but you never finish them. In this episode I give you my best tips for finishing what you start. 

Productivity hacks for moms
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How to be productive while decluttering

Do you know there has to be a more efficient way to do things instead of running in circles and being “busy” all day yet accomplishing next to nothing?

Why you should declutter BEFORE you have your baby
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How to declutter before maternity leave

 This community is called Motherhood Simplified – so obviously we are in the seasons of having babies. One question I get often is “should I declutter before my maternity leave or during”. I wholheartedly believe that BEFORE is the answer.

How to get on the same page as your spouse about decluttering
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When your spouse won’t declutter

  You WANT to declutter but your spouse disagrees and has different viewpoints as you when it comes to the stuff in your home. That is okay! You are not trapped, you are not helpless and you CAN make progress even if your spouse doesn’t want to.  

Listen to this if you want to declutter but you don't have time
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How to declutter with minimal time

  This episode is a series of truth bombs about how you are spending your time. I get it, we are moms, we juggle A LOT. But to wave your white flag in defeat and NOT do the things that will ultimately give you more time and energy is something I am passionate about pushing you through. 

How long it takes to declutter and why it feels like forever
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How long does it take to declutter your home?

  This episode is meant to prepare for how long it’s really going to take you to declutter your home. There is not a specific timeline BUT I help you realize why you have so much stuff, how much there really is so that you can understand WHY it is going to take you more than one weekend or purging ten bags of stuff. 

How to declutter when you're a perfectionist
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How to declutter as a perfectionist

 In this episode I share my old perfectionist life, how it negatively affected my life and how much more I enjoy my life, and how much more I actually do now that I have dropped the perfectionist label.

THE secret to making mom friends
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How to make mom friends

  In today’s episode I share my history of making mom friends and how I went from team no friends, don’t need them, no time for them to having a strong support system of friends I love and cherish.

The secret to "doing it all" as a mom
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How to do it all as a mom (is this possible?)

I’ll be totally honest and LOVE being the one who “does it all”, I am a 3 on the enneagram and it just is what it is and I am who I am. BUT I know the secret – and it’s this… we do NOT do it all. 

Make your kids your reason, not your excuse
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The reason moms don’t declutter

 As moms we have SO much to do, and it feels like there is never enough time or energy to do it… BECAUSE kids.

But what if we switched that story and started telling ourselves, no, I am going to do this becuase KIDS.

Knowing what season of motherhood you are in and maximizing it!
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The different seasons of motherhood

  In today’s episode we talk about the different seasons of motherhood and what they require of us. As moms they are constantly changing and evolving BUT we can also get stuck in believing that we can’t do certain things, or as much as we’d like because of that season.

Generational hoarding and how to break the cycle
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Generational clutter: how to break the cycle

  Today we talk about the REAL issue behind your parents, grandparents, friends and others pushing their clutter onto you!! Yes, it’s frustrating BUT it is not your responsibility to take on their clutter and all their complex emotional ties with their clutter.

EP40 Creating vision for your motherhood part 2

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EP38 Creating a vision in YOUR motherhood

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Routines and habits for moms
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Routines and habits for moms

 In this episode I help you understand that difference between schedules, routines, and habits and why they haven’t worked for you in the past – and how without you even realizing it probably, how they have. 

Clutter Chronicles - coming clean with Savanna Servatius
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Savanna & Clutter Chronicles: coming clean

 Come hear the super fun AND impactful story of my friend Savanna and how she decluttered her home! Her story is especially fun to me because we decluttered her home together!

Just in case clutter and how to let it go
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Just in case clutter and how to let it go

 In this episode we talk about the reality of just in case clutter and how to let it go. Just in case comes from the wildest parts of your imagination and keeps you staying stuck, overwhelmed and living from a place of fear and procrastination. 

How we 'do' toys in our house and the full list of what we have
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How to rotate toys at home

  Come learn FINALLY how I rotate toys for our kids of varying ages (1.5-13 years old), what toys we have and WHY.

You can have a clean house AND have time for your family
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Clean house or time with your kids?

I share something kinda scary to admit… I don’t believe moms should have to choose between having a clean house OR spending time with their family. 

Listen to this when you're feeling overwhelmed and unmotivated
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Decluttering motivation for busy moms

 This episode is special for YOU when you have those days where everything just feels like it’s too much. When you are feeling unsupported, overwhelmed and like you just can’t get things done. Spoiler alert – you can! I share my best tips for doing it!

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