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Cut through those feelings of burden and overwhelm.

Get the guide that outlines your options for rehoming the things in your parent's house with people who will use and appreciate them. (Take a deep breath...you don't have to squeeze all of it into your home, just the most meaningful things!)

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Get the guide that outlines your options for rehoming the things in your parent's house with people who will use and appreciate them. (Take a deep breath...you don't have to squeeze all of it into your home!)


Empty your parent's home with the confidence that you are rehoming things in a way that works for you while respecting your parent's memory.


  • Understanding your first (and next) action instead of standing in the middle of a room feeling baffled by where to start.
  • Knowing what to do with everything instead of laying in bed at night worrying over all the decision you need to make.
  • Releasing the things that aren't personally meaningful instead of packing those items in boxes that get stored in your attic, never to be looked at again.
  • Honoring your parents' legacy by donating their things to those in need instead of keeping those things in boxes, where they'll go unused.
  • Navigating the numerous ways you can sell items instead of donating (or trashing) all of it because that just seems easier.

" I asked myself, ' Why am I keeping these things tucked away when seeing them could remind me of pleasant memories everyday?' ”

- Karen P. -



  • Over 40 resources for donating everything from art supplies to wigs.
  • Worksheets to help you track where items have gone.
  • Links for everything from appraisers to junk haulers to online auctions.
  • Planning sheets so you can figure out the best method for rehoming items that work for you.
  • Options for keeping, giving away, donating, selling, trashing, and recycling pretty much everything you could find in your parent's home.
Rehome Mom & Dad's Stuff: A Guide to What to Do with What You Inherit

"A practical and easy to follow guide."

- Sue H. -

Susan McCarthy of A Less Cluttered Life

Hi, I'm Susan

...and I had no clue what to do with all the stuff in my parents' house.

My parents kept everything! (Are you thinking, "yeah, mine too"?) I knew they never wanted to get rid of anything because they thought all these things would be useful someday.

But someday came and went and it was time to sort through the excess towels and bed sheets, the tchotchkes, the old clothes, the books and magazines, papers and photographs, and far too many inherited sets of dishes (that they'd never used!).

It took a yard sale. Private sales to individuals and resellers. Countless trips to the local donation center. Giving away items to those who could use...or simply liked...the things. Tossing all the moldy, mildewed, broken, out of date things into four thirty-yard Dumpsters. And deciding that all I wanted to keep was a few items that I liked.

"I am 80 years old and have lived in the same house the last 47 years. Need I say more! I have donated, trashed, and given away during the year. I still have a ways to go! Thank you for inspiring me, and my children will someday thank you."



Techniques are one thing you'll get from the rehome mom and dad's stuff guide


How-to information that can guide you to the options you have for rehoming items plus links to dozens of resources.

Planning pages are one part of the Rehome Mom & Dad's Stuff guide


Identify your priorities and goals for rehoming items. Answer questions that prompt you to make decisions about the best way to disperse items.

Worksheets are one part of the guide, Rehome Mom & Dad's Stuff


Track contacts; identify wish lists; organize lists of items for sale, things donated, what's been given away, and more.

"This gave us an easy and productive starting place during a very emotional and overwhelming time."

- Lisa K. -

Frequently Asked Questions

What's included with Rehome Mom & Dad's Stuff: What to Do with What You Inherit?

You'll get a downloadable PDF 60+ page guide that's filled with links to businesses, websites, and resources. It describes the different options for rehoming, or dispersing, your parent's possessions.

There's also a bunch of planning sheets and worksheets to help you decide what to do as well as keep track of what you've done. You will not receive a physical product.

What will I learn?

In Rehome Mom & Dad's Stuff: What to Do with What You Inherit, you'll learn:

  • Where to start before you pull out the trash bags
  • Who to contact if you think the house is filled with hidden treasures
  • The difference between an estate sale and an auction
  • The types of things you should avoid donating
  • The tip that can save you from hauling everything back into the house after a yard sale

Will this help me to empty my parent's house quickly?

There's a lot of factors that come into play when trying to determine how long it will take to empty a house. How much stuff is there? How quickly can you and your family make decisions? How much help do you have and how often is everyone available to sort through the contents of the house? Do you have a deadline that you are committed to? Will you be selling items?

All this means that there is no easy way to estimate this process. Just know that the work will expand to the time you devote to it.

Can I use this to help a living parent declutter their house?

This guide doesn't offer decluttering techniques; it's about emptying an estate. While many of the resources can be used if your parent is downsizing, they should be a willing and active participant. Don't foist your help on them.

Is this a real, physical book?

This is not a book, it is a downloadable PDF guide filled with links, worksheets, how-to information, and planning sheets that help you decide what to do with your parent's lifetime accumulation of stuff - keep, give away, sell, trash, donate, recycle, or store.

Please keep in mind that all materials are delivered digitally in PDF format. If you want a print copy, you can print the entire guide and keep in in a 3-ring binder.

How soon after purchasing will I receive my product?

Rehome Mom & Dad's Stuff will be delivered digitally to the email address you provide at checkout. It should arrive within 5-10 minute of your purchase.

Can I email copies of the guide to every member of my family?

As the creator of this copyrighted resource guide, I permit purchasers to print out a single copy of this PDF for reference in their parents' home. Others cleaning out the house may refer to this printed resource. Since this took well over one hundred hours to create, I request that you don't share this electronically or through other methods.

How do I know whether Rehome Mom & Dad's Stuff is right for me?

This resource guide is for people in the U.S. who are clearing out a deceased parent's home and want to avoid putting everything into a storage unit or moving lots of boxes into one's own home.

If you are grieving and aren't prepared to sort through and give away many of your parents' possessions, then this information about donating and selling items will be stressful.

Unfortunately, most people have to push through this process while their emotions are still raw. It can be impractical or impossible to pay the rent/mortgage, insurance bill, and utilities on an apartment or house no one is living in.

Speak with a family member, friend, or professional about preparing yourself to let go of items while still holding your memories dear.

Are you going to tell me to get rid of all my parents' things?

No. I don't go into making decisions about specific items. These are your things and your decisions. However, I want you to see that you aren't obligated to keep all of your parents' possessions.

These things can go to those in need as well as people who would appreciate owning the things that your parents used, stored, and collected. You should keep the best, most special, things that evoke wonderful memories of your parents.

Will you tell me to hire people to do the work?

Although I do mention working with estate sale agents as an option, this guide is for people who plan on working through the contents of their parents' house on their own. This may help you feel a connection to the memory of your parents. Or it may be a matter of finances or time.

However, if you feel that you should bring in an expert to help you figure out if their are valuable items in the house, you should absolutely do so.

How does rehoming items work?

You usually hear the word "rehome" refer to pets that don't fit in with the family they live with. I chose to use the word rehome to remind people that you are doing more than getting rid of stuff, you're placing it with other people who will use, display, or appreciate.

You might do this rehoming by setting an item near the street with a "free sign," selling it locally, donating it, or giving it to a person or organization that is in need.

Rehome Mom & Dad's Stuff provides you with resources that will help you get things to new homes.

What's the investment?

This resource guide is normally priced at $58. Right now you can get it for $29 USD. This is a fraction of what it costs to consult with a professional organizer like me for a single hour.

What's your return policy?

I'm confident that this guide will help you identify options for getting the items you've inherited to new people and new homes. If you aren't satisfied, I do provide a 15-day guarantee.

"I wanted to share that many more boxes and donations have continued to leave the house. Most of the boxes to go to other people have been sent out with a few exceptions that I hope to tackle this week."

- Lauren F. -

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