"Whether becoming empty nesters, downsizing or just finally embracing the decluttering movement, boomers are taking a good close look at the things they have spent their life collecting. Auction houses, consignment stores and thrift shops are flooded with merchandise, much of it made of brown wood. Downsizing experts and professional organizers are comforting parents whose children appear to have lost any sentimental attachment to their adorable baby shoes and family heirloom quilts."
Our children and grand-children are living simpler lives in smaller spaces and don't value those old cards, clothes, and even furniture that you saved for so long. Take a look around and ask yourself "Do I really NEED all of this stuff?"