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 who, 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… 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
Written By: Green Crunchy Mother “And if those children are unresponsive, maybe you can’t teach them yet, but you can love them. And if you love them today, maybe you can teach them tomorrow.” ― Jeffrey R. Holland As a special needs mum, this famous quote by Jeffrey R. Holland has so much meaning to… Read More What to do When Plan B is Required
Written By: Green Crunchy Mother For as long as I can remember, I have been using white vinegar as my go to cleaning product. It does not contain the harsh chemicals that the commercial brands have and it does not harm the environment. White vinegar is wonderful for getting rid of stains, window cleaning and… Read More How To Clean With White Vinegar
Written By: Green Crunchy Mother Affiliate Disclosure: This post does not contain any affiliate marketing links. The links used in this post are for information purposes only, I am not making a profit. I am about to get very real and honest in this post, people often ask me: “How do you avoid the triggers,… Read More How I (Try) To Avoid Triggers in Our Autism World
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