I’m combing through the Getting Organized hacks and am amazed by the wealth of wisdom and practical strategy there. But I’m sure there’s more to talk about. Come on down to the Minimalist Parenting blog — we’re collecting even more brilliance for possible inclusion in the book.
Archives for May 2012
I so admire Natalie’s willingness to respect her daughters’ feelings while still holding the line about followthrough.
A marble jar is sort of like a tactile star chart. Dana’s hack gives the marble jar even more motivational power.
Happy Mother’s Day. You are heroes, and I’m proud to stand with you.
I’ve got stuff going on all over the place this week, and it’s all pointing the same direction: dreams.
Wow, the tips coming in on our call for minimalist budgeting tips are fantastic. Not surprisingly, everyone's got a different take on what constitutes "minimalist," but I love that everyones' systems demonstrate that financial organization doesn't have to be difficult or time-consuming. I also appreciate the point Kelly Whalen of The Centsible Life made: "It's […]
Karyn found a great way to support her daughter’s independence while building a new skill.
I have experimented with timers, alarm clocks, and various tones of voice (most of them frustrated) and nothing seems easier or more logical than this.
So simple and smart — makes me wonder why I put up with a messy back seat for so many years.
Christine and I going to host conversations about various topics we’re covering in the book over at the Minimalist Parenting blog. Today, we kick off the conversation talking about everyone’s, uh, favorite topic, money.