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However, this obsession with space is not only costing us more and further straining our environment, but it is also pulling our families further apart. We all know that having a larger home comes with a larger price tag and a higher utility bill which only increases our carbon footprint, but how many have actually considered the impact excessive space has on a family?
Having alone time is important for everyone. Kids need to be able to play on their own and explore themselves without the influence of others from time to time. But having dedicated areas for each member of your home to recede to, is just asking for a house disconnected. You will essentially be drawn to leading separate lives, and become simply a group of strangers all living under one roof.
families in other countries around the world happily share a space the size of our living room and kitchen combined, and experience stronger familial bonds because of it.
So instead of looking up the best home loan lenders the next time you wonder about increasing the amount of space you share with your family, consider ways in which you can maximize the space you already have – if not, downsize the space you have. By downsizing, you will not only perpetuate more family togetherness, but you will also save money and reduce your energy consumption – two things every family can afford to focus on.