I keep track of the books I read because I’m a nerd and because I read a lot so I don’t want to end up reading the same book by accident and not realizing until I’m a few chapters in, unless of course I want to re-read a book. I just want it to be on purpose.
“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’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.