SFP 02 : Why is it Better to Have Fewer Toys?

Why are fewer toys better? Toy Minimalism

Two years ago we got rid of the toys. As a result, my kids play more creatively and independently. In this episode, we are going to discuss how toy minimalism will benefit your kids.

The Highlights
  • Why I got rid of the toys (my story)
  • Why not all toys are created equal
  • The psychological and educational benefits of toy minimalism
Show Notes and Links

Why Your Kids Need Fewer Toys

Why I Got Rid of The Toys (photos of our play space)

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Denaye Barahona

Dr. Denaye Barahona is a loving wife and mama of two. She partners with families to tackle the challenges of raising children. Denaye is a minimalist who claims to be a decluttering expert (don't let her near your closet). She loves to travel, talk health-and-wellness, and give unsolicited advice. She has been featured on the likes of The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, The Minimalists, Motherly, Becoming Minimalist, and numerous other media outlets. Denaye holds a Ph.D. in Child Development and is a Clinical Social Worker with a specialty in child and family practice.