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The Kids Room – Contain the chaos

Kids’ rooms can be a minefield with all the toys strewn around. Moms shared with us their secrets to limiting the chaos



  • ‘One in, one out – toys that is!’ – Barbara Blackburn Salvatori, Mauritius
  • ‘I limit the number of toys and books that they have out. Toys are rotated and outgrown toys are donated.’ – Monya Krohnert, Cape Town
  • ‘I bought a drawer that slides in under the bed so that I can hide the chaos away.’ – Christelle Pretorius Botha, Pretoria
  • ‘Once a month I sit with my children and clean out their toy boxes. Whatever is not in use gets donated.’ – Sindie Wentzel, Port Elizabeth.


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