It's unbelievable how much self-control you have at times. You may turn down invitations to showers and games, all in favor of checking off your list of tasks to do in the yard and garden. You are persistent even as evening rolls in, but pushing yourself too far won't leave much stamina for tomorrow.
Teach them simplicity.
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You will do them a big – a HUGE – favor, if you teach them at a young age to avoid associating happiness with the accumulation of material possessions. The younger they are, the more likely they are to listen to you, so start early. My kids are 6 and 8, and I often feel that now is the time to