MOMS OVERCOMING OVERWHELM, Declutter, Decluttering, Decluttering Tips, Systems, Routines for Moms, Home Organization

MOMS OVERCOMING OVERWHELM, Declutter, Decluttering, Decluttering Tips, Systems, Routines for Moms, Home Organization

*TOP 1% PODCAST FOR MOMS* I help moms declutter their homes, heads, and hearts. Hey there, mama. Are you tired of all the STUFF crowding your home, calendar, and mind? Do you wish you could say goodbye to the endless to-do list running around in your head, while you’re running around in the middle of the mess? Want to declutter but don’t know where to start? Are your dreams buried under piles of toys and laundry? Welcome to Moms Overcoming Overwhelm, where you will find proven and practical solutions to declutter your home, head, and heart. If you’re ready to reclaim your precious resources of time, energy, attention, and focus and create the motherhood and life you want on YOUR terms - this podcast is for you. Hi, I’m Emily - a wife, #boymom, and simplicity seeker. I struggled to get pregnant and felt completely overwhelmed - until I discovered decluttering could create the physical and emotional space I needed to become a mom. Now, two kids later, I’ve transformed my life and motherhood by developing simple systems around decluttering, capsule wardrobes, kids stuff, cleaning and tidying, meal planning, time management, and more- and I can’t wait to share them with you! If you’re ready to reclaim the time and energy you crave, be present with your kids, and finally enjoy the life and motherhood you SO deserve - let’s kick overwhelm to the curb, shall we? Grab your lukewarm coffee, your notebook and pen, and clear off some counter space! Let’s do this. *** I help moms declutter their homes, heads, and hearts. Contact - > Podcast -> Learn -> Connect -> Join our free Facebook group Decluttering Tips and Support for Overwhelmed Moms Instagram -> @simplebyemmy and @momsovercomingoverwhelm *** Don’t Know Where to Start? *** 5 Steps to Overcome Overwhelm -> 5 Mindset Shifts for Decluttering -> Wanna work with me to kick overwhelm to the curb, mama? There are three options for you! Step 1: Join a supportive community of moms plus decluttering challenges to keep you on track at the free Facebook group Decluttering Tips and Support for Overwhelmed Moms at Step 2: Become an Insider by receiving the weekly Decluttering Tips and Resources for Overwhelmed Moms newsletter at Step 3: Get more personalized support with in-person or virtual decluttering coaching!


June 13, 2024 29 mins

Uplevel your productivity this summer with the “Assign a time” method! In today’s episode, Julie Redmond from Mom Made Plans is explaining why this approach is such a game-changer in helping us busy moms get what matters done - without the stress and overwhelm!

Julie is a twin mom and host of the Mom Made Plans podcast.  She is on a mission to make mom-life feel easier by getting out of survival mode and...

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In today’s episode, I’m sharing the exact step-by-step process I use with my clients to help them declutter their homes in less time!

Need extra support on your journey? I offer virtual and in-person decluttering and organizing services!


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Rhythms and routines work great - until they don’t! How do you know if a rhythm is “broken” and what do you do to fix it? On today’s episode, Jeanette Tapley from the Moms at Work Podcast provides practical tips on assessing and repairing our rhythms for more peace and ease.

Jeanette is a podcast host, author, speaker, and friend who loves all things friendship, laughter, and a good cup of coffee. When s...

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Need a decluttering plan for summer? Look no further! I’ve got you covered with my 6-step plan to make progress on your decluttering goals, even with kids at home!

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Interested in developing a personalized decluttering plan for the summer? Book a 60-minute coaching call with me, or let’s get on a free discovery call to see how I can help you!

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The term “minimalism” can be a turnoff to those who think that it’s legalistic, restrictive, or requires that you only own a certain amount of stuff. But minimalism has many facets, and it’s a tool that can help you live a more intentional, peaceful life. In this episode I’m joined again by Desirae Endres from the popular podcast Minimal-ish. We chat about how to make minimalism your own, and what she sees are the f...

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The transition to summer is a great time to kickstart your decluttering efforts. Here are 10 myths about decluttering holding you back, and some mindset shifts to help you stop believing them so you can get back on track!

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Do you feel like you're constantly in survival mode?  Do you wish you could calm the chaos and finally live more intentionally? Taking a personal inventory may be the key to taking stock of where you're at right now, understanding your needs, and then moving forward on a path of sustainable self-care.  Today's guest is Kari Davis from The Well - Health and Wholeness Podcast. She is founder of and a certified Holi...

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Did you know that the average American child receives over $6500 worth of toys before they reach their teens (source) but 8 of 10 kids play with 20 toys or fewer (source)?

If your home is filled to the brim with toys - most of which your kids never touch - then a toy library may be a solution for you!

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Why are some people more emotionally attached to stuff than others? The key may be our attachment styles that were developed from infancy and childhood.

In today’s episode, we’re diving into the four attachment styles, how they impact our relationships as an adult, and three reasons why an insecure attachment style may play a part in emotional attachment and potentially sabotage our decluttering efforts.


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Many of the mamas in the Moms Overcoming Overwhelm Facebook community have shared that they struggle with ADHD, and many have been recently diagnosed. In fact, Epic Research recently reported that the percentage of adult women who were newly diagnosed nearly doubled in the U.S. between 2020 and 2022.

ADHD impacts attention, focus, and impulsive behavior, and can make activities like decluttering (that r...

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Is it challenging to get your home management systems to “stick”? Do you get excited to try something new, it works for a few weeks, and then life happens and your systems go off the rails? I got you, mama!

In today’s episode I’m diving into 5 simple home management systems you can actually stick with to help your home - and your life - run smoothly!

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Do you struggle with intense premenstrual symptoms including mood changes, irritability, depression, anxiety, and physical symptoms that prevent you from engaging in your normal life? Depending on the severity of your symptoms, you may have Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), which affects 31 million people worldwide. PMDD is a chronic, debilitating condition in which the brain has an abnormal--and outsized--resp...

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Mother’s Day is coming up soon, and sometimes it’s hard to know what to ask for (or what to give someone else) that won’t be a clutter culprit! Here are my top 10 favorite clutter-free Mother’s Day gifts!


*FLASH SALE!* Between now and May 12th, I am offering 20% off my in-person and virtual decluttering coaching services for FIRST TIME clients who are podcast listeners!


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Do you often find yourself with the case of the "Sunday scaries"?  Intentional weekend routines are a great way to take back control of your time and go into the upcoming week with confidence!  In today's episode, Lauren White from the Intentional Edit Podcast is back for a discussion about her favorite weekend routines to help her prepare! 

As a professional home organizer, and simplicity enthusiast L...

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If you are tired of the chaos and want to start decluttering, but are too exhausted to start, these mindset shifts will propel you to action. Leave your excuses behind and grab that notebook and pen - it’s time to clear the clutter!

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If you can’t see the screen saver on your desktop because your digital files are out of control and you are drowning in e-mails that keep on coming, today’s episode is for you! Deanna Yates, host of the popular podcast Wannabe Clutter Free is guiding us through how she sets up her “virtual filing cabinet” for digital files as well as sharing some tips for taming your inbox!

Deanna helps busy families lea...

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The invisible mental load of motherhood are all the things we carry - planning, inventory, appointments, finances, projects, and more. We constantly feel like something is falling through the cracks because of all we are managing. So how can we declutter the crushing mental load?

Today I’m sharing my 5-step system to help you declutter the mental clutter that is contributing to your stress and overwhelm....

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If your closet is overflowing with clothes with the tags still on, shopping overwhelms you because you don’t know what colors look best, or you struggle with impulse purchasing rather than intentionally selecting the clothes that work best for you in your current season - today’s episode is for you! Because shopping - and decluttering - “color first” will change everything when it comes to your wardrobe (and your kids...

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These 5 bins keep my home clutter-free as they help with the inflow - and outflow - of stuff. You don’t need to plan a trip to the Container Store - you probably have bins you can use at home! Let’s dive in!

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