Are the baby items you’ve accumulated over the years just sitting there? Perhaps it’s time to part with those baby items, even though your heart is still willing to hold onto them. If you can’t decide whether or not it’s time to give up those baby items, pay attention to these 5 signs that it’s time to part with your baby items.
The Baby Items are Outdated
There comes a point where you cannot even use the baby items you’ve been storing because they’re outdated. If you’ve reached the point where they are no longer “legal” to use, then it’s time to part with those baby items.
Your Last Baby was 10 Years Ago
Was your last baby 10 years ago or more? If so, it might be time to part with those baby items. To make it easier on yourself, save a few baby outfits from each child. Create a shadow box with those items and put it somewhere where you can see it every day. You can also donate those baby items to someone else who could use them. After all, they’re not helping anyone just sitting in storage.
You Have Dedicated a Whole Room to These Items
Perhaps you have a whole room dedicated to old baby items. If you don’t plan on having any more kids, it’s time to get your room back. It’s amazing how much space baby items can take up, which is why it’s important to part with the items when you’re ready.
Your Baby Items Have a Layer of Dust on Them
A layer of dust on your baby items indicates that you may not be using those items. Although parting with these items can be extremely difficult, there’s no need to store items you won’t be using anytime soon. A layer of dust is just a small indication that it’s time to start thinking about parting with your baby items.
You Have Taken Precaution to Avoid Having Any More Babies
Maybe you and your spouse have said “no” to no more babies. If you have reached that agreement, now is a great time to part with those items. Sometimes it can be painful or helpful to look at those baby items, but not having any more kids is a great reason to part with those baby items.
What are some signs that indicate it’s time to part with baby items?