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Campaign Against Clutter: Recent Graduate Moves Home

Campaign Against Clutter: Recent Graduate Moves Home

By Aaron Mackel, StorageUnit.com Having a child move back in following college graduation can be a blessing and a curse. Of course, as a parent, you’re excited about the chance to have your child live at home for just a little bit longer (hopefully), but there can be a clutter issue that comes with this arrangement. At school, your child started a life of their own, and likely acquired some furniture and other items that occupied their dorm room or apartment. Ultimately, your stuff and their stuff aren’t going to work together. There’s a way to avoid this nightmare, though. In accordance with the Campaign Against Clutter’s mission to eliminate clutter for good, we offer self storage as a way to welcome your child back home without taking in a big mess. The Situation Four years ago, your son left for school and took most of his things with him. Though you’ve missed having him around, you also got used to his things not being everywhere, and it’s been pretty nice. Now that he’s done with school, he’s moving back in and you don’t have a clue where his furniture and other belongings are going to go. Either your home becomes cluttered, or you find another option. The Solution: Invest in a Storage Unit In an effort to avoid months or years of clutter, it’s best to use a little tough love and not allow your kids to bring their things home. Sure, it may be difficult for them to understand at first, but otherwise, your home will quickly be overrun and clutter will prevail. Once this happens, life at home...