For the Minimizing Game Day 14, I cleaned out my younger son’s closet. Actually, I also went through my older son’s closet, but didn’t get rid of any of those clothes, as they will go to the younger. In any case, here are two pairs of pants, one jacket, one sweater, and eleven shirts. I want to add some were size 2 (he’s 6)!
The Minimizing Game Day 12 consists of my kids’ rock collection that I found in on of their drawers. I just threw these out into the yard. (Also, I think I didn’t count them correctly and there’s more than 12 but whatever!)
For the Minimizing Game Day 8, I went got rid of four of the kid’s last coloring books, because I have come to accept they don’t like coloring books, and haven’t used them in years. Also, four books from my childhood that I have come to accept the kids just don’t want.
For the Minimizing Game Day 7, I cleaned out my closet, something I do exactly twice a year. Everything from this day hasn’t been worn in way more than six months though. Items are folded in the photo, but it features two pairs of pants, one skirt, two tops, and two t-shirts.
For the Minimizing Game Day 5, I have five dental-related things: two floss-holders and two timers (don’t worry, we have many, many more) and a jar that I thought I’d re-purpose, but it’s been on the shelf almost a year.
It’s hard to believe, but September is just a few short days away, and I usually do my biannual sorting through of all my worldly possessions in March and September. In March, the month that seems like it was just a few days ago, I really struggled to finish. I think it was mostly due to stress and changing from an office worker whose kids are at school 8am-6pm to a work-at-home person who also has to homeschool their kids.
I have a lot of thoughts about how this major life change that may or may not be permanent has affected me, but that is for another time. For now, I’ll say I am adjusted to my new life enough to be able to sort through my belongings next month. Let’s see how it goes.