Living Minimalist – Practical for Families?
A reader recently asked me if I felt it was better to raise kids with less space and stuff. I have written about this several times but my posts on Minimalist Children, Helping Kids See Past Commercialism , and Simplicity Parenting come to mind. I am no parenting expert by any means and my kids manage to throw me for a loop all the time but in regards to this issue I think my husband and I have found something that seems to work very well for us. It was a journey to get there though. We … [Read more...]
Vegetarians Please Stop Trying To Convert Me…
In my usual morning blog and email reading I came across a theme this morning. Several blogs I read contained posts about vegetarian eating and why it is healthier for body and planet. Mike Adams at News Target sent out emails about two of his new articles on why eating factory farmed meat is cruel and why animal activists and vegetarians are bashing Al Gore because he apparently supports a meat eating diet. I also received an email about a local vegan restaurant that just opened up. The tone … [Read more...]
You Can Choose Happiness – And You Can Win This T-Shirt…
Most people have a lot of baggage in their lives....unpleasantness that they carry with them and let cloud the here and now happiness that they could be experiencing. I know this because I have some baggage of my own that is clouding my happiness. As I told a friend recently I have always felt like I have the Midas touch...either that or I have always been super lucky. :) I always got everything I wanted and everything went my way. Until last year that is when I got some news that knocked me on … [Read more...]