Originally posted August 15, 2020 as part of the Toronto Sun Homes and Decor Supplement, Reporter Linda White and also at Toronto Sun Online.

As young Canadians struggle to launch or sustain their careers during the pandemic, many who had already flown the coop are returning to the nest, leaving parents wondering just how to accommodate them and their belongings.

So how do you make room for the return of your adult kids and their stuff? Organize That’s Effy Terry, a Greater Toronto Area-based professional organizer certified in three different techniques, including the KonMari Method popularized by bestselling author and Netflix star Marie Kondo, recommends several strategies.

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About Effy

Effy Terry is the Founder and Lead Organizer of Organize That.  She is a Certified KonMari Consultant and a Trained Professional Organizer. She has over 25 years of experience as a senior event manager, and project manager, is a former real estate salesperson and also has formal mediation training. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.