With the “lipat bahay” (moving houses) we have recently done, we inevitably sorted clothes out from our closets. Both ours and the little guy’s. The practice that we have raised our son in is that whenever he gets anything new, whether clothing or toy, he gives away something from his stuff. As adults, this also teaches us against hoarding and gets us into the habit of sharing with others the extra that we have. Because he has grown up doing this, we see that our son does not too attached with material things.
When we went through our closets and transferred them all to our current temporary home, we sorted out things we have not used in the last year and stuff we just do not see ourselves wearing anymore. Read this article »