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?
The Green Crunchy Mother Did you know that one of the biggest roadblocks to face when it comes to minimalism and getting rid of possessions is money? Not that it costs money to simplify, but the thought of all the money you’ve spent on “stuff.” It can be a big eye-opening experience and may even… Read More Help Others by Living – and Working – a Minimalist Life
The Green Crunchy Mother Did you know that in today’s culture, we’re constantly fed the message that we need more in order to live a great life? This often means more electronics, bigger homes, newer cars, more clothes—the list goes on. We are led to believe that having more will lead to happier and more… Read More Six Benefits of Embracing Minimalism in Your Business and Life
The Green Crunchy Mother You can’t change something until you admit there’s a problem and you’re ready to make the necessary changes to fix it. And that includes stress. The good news, you can have some control over how stressed (or stress free) you are. Don’t fall into believing the myth that you can’t do… Read More The Minimalist Approach to Stress Reduction
The Green Crunchy Mother Congratulations on making the decision to declutter and make your business and your personal lives ones of minimalism and simplicity! Downsizing things, reducing debt, letting go of toxic relationships and overbooked schedules are all part of minimalist living and you’ll reap huge benefits from all of it. But first, you have… Read More 3 Ways to Avoid Minimalism and Decluttering Burnout
The Green Crunchy Mother You probably already heard of the term minimalism, but what does it really mean? Lots of people are talking about it, but it seems just as many are confused about the true meaning of minimalism, especially when it comes to incorporating minimalism into your business or living space. It’s easy to… Read More What is Minimalism?
The Green Crunchy Mother As a parent with teenagers, social media has become a hot topic in our home. Did you know that social media has become an integral part of our everyday lives? Parents use it, just like their children. However, on average, teenagers are the ones who spend the most time on Facebook,… Read More The Secret Lives of Teens on Social Media: Here’s What You Need to Know
Written By: The Green Crunchy Mother Did you know that a recent study confirmed what you may have already suspected? Adults tend to become much less active as they reach their midlife years. After doing some research, I discovered that researchers at the University of Texas have completed the first large scale study of activity… Read More The Secret to Staying Active at Midlife