Tuesday, March 11, 2008

One Item Every 3.33 Seconds

I did a fast one today.

I'd co-oped in the morning, carpooled kids after preschool, and then gone to playgroup. I was looking forward to an evening of karate and then dinner prep and then working after the kids went to bed.

So I decided to spend one minute decluttering some stuff that I didn't have to sort:

That's 18 CDs of kids' music.

I had kids in Kindermusik or Music Together for probably five years straight. Consequently I have a lot of CDs. I got rid of some of these a few days ago and it was hard. We listened to those CDs over and over. But we didn't listen to any of them longer than we spent in the corresponding session of the class.

I could hold onto them in the hopes that we would listen to them again (which is what I've been doing, not to mention very unlikely), or I could—gasp—declutter!

The choice was obvious: toss 'em in my donation box.


Whirlwind said...

That's alot of Kindermusik CD's! I have a ton of CD's but I keep them in a single case in the van and the girls love listening to them. They randomly ask for certain one's. Or they will say something that will jog my mind and I'll pull out a CD we haven't listened to in a long time.

motherbumper said...

this is absolutely brilliant. If I wasn't so damn lazy, I'd go through those freakin' brain numbing CDs. Yup, not gonna happen tonight. I'll check back for inspiration.