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Declutter Like a Mother

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I’m definitely not a horder but I still get overwhelmed with the amount of stuff with the kids. This book has great tips that give useable ways to get the clutter under control.
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I figured this was the perfect book to read as I am still unpacking from the big move. Decluttering is no easy task, but I feel like this book has some great advice in it. ⭐⭐⭐
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Declutter Like a Mother includes cleaning tips for real people, real moms, people who just don't have time to spend all day cleaning. Seriously, I was inspired. Allie Casazza gave some really good advice such as; give yourself grace. If you don't have the energy and the will to take the recycling out, you're allowed to throw it away and focus on what is important to you. When it comes down to feeding your cats or folding your laundry, feed your cats. It's okay! Some of her advice was more practical such as; Don't pack up a bunch of clothes to donate and leave the bag in a closet somewhere. As soon as you fill it, place it in the trunk of your car and set an alarm on your phone for within the next few days to make sure it's donated. If you can't do that, just throw it away. She gives ideas for how to declutter and have less STUFF so that you have less to have to clean up all the time. Her whole concept is how to get your house to work FOR you. I really enjoyed it and want to try some of her ideas in my own life.
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Lots of fun and did exactly what it said in the title. Very helpful and lots of tips. My only comment would be I'm not sure how it stood out from the hordes of other decluttering books on the market.
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Thanks to the Author & Netgalley for allowing my review of this book.

I really resonate with the ideals of not feeling like I had enough time for my son or doing enough as a mom. I recently went through a declutter moment myself.  

I have Lupus and am Legally Disabled. The feelings of grief, remorse, frustration, and failure I personally feel daily as a mother of a now teenager is overwhelming at times. I have no energy from my chemotherapy and different diseases and I'm only 33. 

Books like this allow me a sense of not feeling alone and I definitely appreciate them. Not only as someone who wants a decluttered, organized, clean environment. But as a mom and wife, that is trying to just make it in a busy ass world.
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This is a real useful book to help you declutter and edit your life and belongs. Many of use are overwhelmed with the things we own and are unsure how to restore balance and order to our life. This book is the perfect guide to help with this.
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I found this book to be much like many others I've read. Not much new  information shared, but it was told in a way that a busy Mom could digest it. In nice little chapters and short paragrpahs. It was concise and easy to read through.
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from someone who has been with Allie and her message for years, I loved this book so much. It was a great introduction to Allie and her message of decluttering and simplicity, but also still enjoyable for those people like me that have listened to a lot of her podcast and been in some of her courses already too. It is a gift to women and moms everywhere!
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I was very happy to receive this book as a free eARC from Nelson Books through Netgally. Thank you.

I love books on cleaning and decluttering. This books had a lot of great tips and tricks that I hope to implement very soon. I hope they work out as well as I imagine they will.
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I am often looking for suggestions on how to keep my house decluttered and better organized so I decided to give this book a shot.  I was not familiar with Allie Casazza before reading this book and I think I might have appreciated it more if I was.  She did offer some good suggestions for helping destress your life by organizing your home and making it work for you.  However, the issues I had with the book made it just a so-so read to me.  One issue I had is she seemed to spend a large part of the book promoting the program you can pay for by her.  Some promotion is all right, but it got to be a bit excessive in my opinion.  The other issue I had was the language.  I knew this was published by a Christian publisher so I was caught off guard when I encountered any language at all.  I just felt like the language was totally unnecessary and out of place in a book about decluttering.

Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for a copy of this book.  All opinions expressed are entirely my own.
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Although this how to declutter book is aimed towards someone with a family I still found some of the ideas helpful and the guilt/stress focus held a lot of appeal.  Like the author I too have sat next to a gigantic pile of ironing and felt overwhelmed by more than what was beside me. 
A few comments/advice appealed to me eg use the method which appeals to you, pomodoro technique for time management, clutter goes back to unmade decisions and our stuff is literally stealing from us. 
The short bio indicates Allie Casazza is well known in the US and has a large following.  Her advice will be helpful to those wanting to organise/tidy their homes and don’t know where or how to start.
Thank you to the publisher for a free digital copy of the book in return for an honest review.
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Overall I liked this book and think it is very helpful. The first section of the book dragged a lot for me. It felt like she was just making the same point over and over. Once it gets into rooms of the house and the actual decluttering process I became engaged and enjoyed it. I look forward to utilizing her methods and having a lighter house and more time to spend doing things I love instead of taking care of stuff that doesn't serve me or our household.
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I found this book very helpful and will definitely be able to incorporate what I learned into my own life. Thanks for the opportunity to read this.
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As a longtime listener of The Purpose podcast, I am familiar with how easy it is to follow Allie Casazza's advice. The difference between Casazza and other lifestyle influencers is that her advice is easy to follow. I have incorporated many of the "rhythms" that this author suggests into my daily life to keep laundry mountain at bay, to keep the bathroom counter clutter-free and to reset after a long day with little kids. If I had to provide one negative thing about this book it would be that it is not long enough. I would love to read a more in depth version of Declutter Like a Mother.
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Loved how concise her information was in this book. It's basically a great summary of most of her decluttering courses, it will really motivate you to declutter and claim your space and your peace!
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‘Declutter Like a Mother’ is a great addition to the market on books about decluttering.
It is very readable and easy to follow.
It makes what must be a really difficult task seem achievable and easy to do in steps.
There are motivating bits throughout the book and discussions of the benefits for your family and your life. 
Recommended book to help anyone wanting to declutter their house.
Thank you to the author, publisher and NetGalley in allowing me to read in return for a review.
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Declutter Like Mother is not just for moms and their homes, but also for your workspace or even your classroom. As you know teachers are hoarders. This is an insightful book to help anyone get out of the stress of trying to declutter their home and have more organization.  It was a fast, easy read but with very good and practical insights as to why we gather clutter and how to become free of it
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This was a dose of reality for me. I struggle with staying organized and that leads me to feeling shame. Allie really helped put things into perspective and one of the big take aways for me was to start small and stay motivated. I will recommend this to my mom friends.
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I received this a free ARC from NetGalley. It basically helps you find your level of minimalism. This would not be my first choice of book recommendation for decluttering or organizing. It did not bring out any new information and felt like a rehashing of her blog. The book just felt blah.
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As someone who has struggled with “things” accumulating this was a wonderful read. I’ve read many “decluttering” books and this one just feels real and raw. 

Thanks to Netgalley for the copy for my honest review.
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