TOY LIBRARY: We created a shelf down in our basement where we store ALL the toys. We call it the Toy Library or Toy Shelf. About once a week we have a "Toy Swap" where we exchange the toys that they have had upstairs that week for a new set of toys for the week. Usually we only bring up 4 or 5 activities at a time.
http://www.mamawise.org When our toddlers phased out of nap times altogether, I found that I was still desperately in need of a break during the day. Right away we developed a quiet time routine. Through the years the structure of our quiet time has changed to fit out needs, but these are a few of the schedules we have used in our family: