1. Out With the Old!
Growing kiddos outgrow their belongings quicker than the seasons change, which means abandoned toys and clothes are aplenty in the home. To avoid accidentally throwing out a forgotten favorite, go through your child’s things together with them! Spread out their toys and clothes, then ask them to pick out their absolute favorites and explain why—kids can practice expressing an opinion while parents can learn more about their preferences! For the remaining items, ask your little one to think how they might be better put to use for a lesson on sharing. Encourage them to think of friends or community members who might enjoy outgrown toys, and consider passing along or donating them.