homeschooling routine is manageable
and you have quality time to consider
2. Even if this isn’t your first year of
homeschooling, but living frugally
is new for your family, remember to
concentrating on lifestyle changes.
3.;Establish clear goals for living frugal-ly:;lowering;your;food;budget,;reduc-ing;consumable;purchases,;learning
how to cook frugally, growing a veg-etable;and/or;herb;garden,;clothing
sale purchases, learning how to re-purpose;what;you;already;own,;etc.
4. Prioritize your goals based not only
on what’s most important to your
your own vegetables, but the logistics
of doing so might take more time.
Almost everyone wants to, and can,
are living a frugal lifestyle as a measure
of your success. The heart of frugality
ical, and emotional resources. With
you. If you try to do too much or move
drive your family crazy.
the goal of moving forward. If a frugal
practice means that relationships—
or neglected, then slow down or even
and;good;stewardship;are;time-consum-ing and may require energy and a focus
that’s;unhealthy;for;your;family’s;matu-rity and needs, as well as your own.
needs;a;happy;and;healthy;you more than
they need a frugal gourmet meal.
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If you try to do too
much or move too