My daughter had a heart-to-heart with me about getting a phone. She feels like she’s missing out on a lot by not having a phone. Namely, her friends’ group chat. The conversation with my daughter was interesting, but it gets even better in our household.
These are the foundational principles of Freedom Sprout — the things our family lives by. You should have your own family mission statement, or set of guidelines you follow, even if you don’t have them written down. I hope these will give you some insight and help you mold your own.
I strive to constantly learn from everyone. What to Do. What not to do. There are 4 completely random people who have taught me a lot through my life. Some of them knew they were teaching me these things and some had no idea. These lessons came from 4 people with nothing in common.
It’s time for your kids to start driving! What an exciting [and terrifying] feeling. The good news is that you’ll be informed, so you don’t have to be caught off guard by any of the common craziness that surrounds the first years of teen driving.
Every parent deals with worry and stress on some level. These are 6 powerful techniques that actually work to reduce both. I found these ideas during the most stressful year of my life (and no, it wasn’t 2020).
These goals could collectively create a blueprint for your financial future. Many of these things aren’t even about the money. It’s more about what you become by accomplishing the goal than pure mathematical success.