“Does your spouse work or are they a stay-at-home parent?” That’s a funny question, because it eludes to the idea that stay-at-home spouses don’t work, whether that’s the questioners intention or not. My wife is a stay-at-home mom, and I can tell you right now: she works harder than I do most days and I have a “real job.”
I’ve written about how hard it is to donate our things here in Italy. We’ve been downsizing for years, but for a while, much of the clutter had turned into a pile of donations in our garage. Here’s how it started.
There is a time for quantity and a time for quality. There is a difference between cheap and frugal. Being a good financial steward doesn’t mean being cheap. Quality usually lasts long enough to make the prices come out the same if not better.
I was watching a YouTube video yesterday and I scrolled down to see a summary comment. You know, a comment that summarizes the main ideas of the video in a few sentences. There were almost as many praises for that comment as there were for the video.
I’m extremely protective of the content on Freedom Sprout. I carefully research every article and include the sources. High quality content is priority. That’s why I’ve never published a guest post. But today, I am sort of publishing my first guest post.
These books aren’t just to help you get some strategies for clearing clutter; they’ll also help you stay motivated through the process and take a new mindset on your stuff. Choose a book or two and start. You don’t have to have the best method. You don’t need to get everything right; you just need to get started.