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Written By: The Green Crunchy Mother The truth is, I’ve been struggling a lot lately. It’s not a topic that many of us special needs parents wish to discuss with anyone, especially at a party. It’s not a pretty subject and I’ve discovered that it makes many people feel uncomfortable. I am generally not very… Read More The Isolation I feel as Special Needs Parent
Written By: The Green Crunchy Mother Let us talk about zero waste. What does this really mean? According to Wikpedia, zero waste can be defined as: “a set of principles focused on waste prevention that encourages the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused. The goal is for no trash to… Read More What Not to Buy When Going Zero Waste
Written by: The Green Crunchy Mother If you have landed on my blog, perhaps you are a crunchy person or curious about how to become one. People often ask me what does it mean to be crunchy? Is this actually a “thing”? Crunchy people can also be referred to as “hippie”, “granola”, and “green”. This… Read More What Does Crunchy Living Mean?
Written By: The Green Crunchy Mother Disclaimer: If none of these strategies are working for you, and you are not feeling any better, please consult with a medical professional. I have a confession to make. As a special needs parent, I can get really, really tired and discouraged. Some days, I feel no one comprehends… Read More How To Implement Self Care Into Your Day As A Special Needs Parent
Written By: The Green Crunchy Mother So, you’ve arrived on this page probably because you are wondering, what does “living sustainable ” mean anyway? Sustainable living is a life style . Wikpedia defines it as: “Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society‘s use of the Earth‘s natural resources and… Read More What Does It Mean To Live A Sustainable Life Style?
If you have been looking up mindfulness, you may have come across some information suggesting that it can help with your dietary habits and even lead to weight loss. This is done by changing the entire way you look at food, including what, when, and how you consume your meals. Here is some information about… Read More Beginner’s Guide to Mindful Eating
Pulling out a tablet is often the easiest thing to do when your child starts to fuss. I know that I have been guilty of this with my own children. However, there are plenty of alternatives that are safer and more effective in the long run. By now, you have probably heard the recommendations about… Read More A Parent’s Guide to Calming Your Kids Without a Screen
Disclaimer: If none of these strategies are working for you, and you are not feeling any better, please consult with a medical professional. I have suffered with anxiety my whole life and I understand first hand how crippling it can feel. Do you ever have racing thoughts and anxiety? It can be so hard to… Read More 6 Tricks to Stop Anxious Thoughts In Their Tracks
Mindfulness is something you may have seen in the devotional section of bookstores, as part of a yoga DVD, or in various health and wellbeing stores. You may already know that there are different aspects to mindfulness, including meditation. What you may not know are the benefits of mindfulness in your life. Before you think… Read More 3 Benefits of Mindfulness
If you want to live a more natural lifestyle and incorporate it into your daily life, you can’t forget about nurturing your mind and emotional health. Did you know when you have high amounts of stress, you tend to lean toward unhealthy habits to deal with it? Luckily, there are many natural remedies to help… Read More Why Reducing Stress is Key to Living Holistically
Grounding, also known as earthing, is a wonderful way to connect more with nature. When you are grounding, you typically touch physically with the Earth’s surface, like sand at the beach, the ocean, the dirt, and the grass. It is an amazing part of living naturally, and so easy to do. Understanding What Grounding is… Read More Why Grounding is Essential for Living Naturally
When we talk about living more holistically, it means to live more naturally. You are connecting your mind, body, and spirit, reducing waste, encouraging natural remedies, and improving your overall wellness. There are so many different ways to incorporate holistic living into your life, but here are some things to understand about this lifestyle. Let’s… Read More What it Means to Live Holistically
Did you know that essential oils have been a big part of people living more sustainably and focusing on a holistic and natural lifestyle? Instead of just using them for special circumstances like when you have bad anxiety or to help with a skin condition, consider some of these ways you can use them more… Read More How to Use Essential Oils on a Daily Basis
As an autism parent, self-care is very important to me. To be the best possible parent for my kids, I need to be as well rested as possible. I try to fit in as much self-care as possible, even if it is just waking up a bit earlier and enjoying a sunrise on my own… Read More Self-Care and its Impact on Your Holistic Lifestyle