This not only removes clutter from your home, it also helps remove you from the home. Help the potential buyer to visual their family, not yours, in the house. Also, be sure that the box that stores these precious items is put away somewhere that does not add to the clutter!
So many agents take a ‘generic’ approach to advertising. Perhaps that is due to the greater numbers of listings on the market today and the consequential ‘process and promote’ requirement to get the message out about a property.