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451: Why Kids Need Minimalism by Denaye Barahona with Becoming Minimalist

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Joshua Becker and his family decided to live with fewer possessions after a conversation with his neighbor in 2008. As a result, they found a better way to live, centered on more important pursuits. Their story has been seen on the CBS Evening News, NPR, the Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal and countless media interviews around the world. Their books have sold in the tens of thousands. BecomingMinimalist.com is about their journey towards a rational approach to minimalism. It is about the joys and the struggles. It is about the lessons they have learned. It has inspired millions around the world. It is written to inspire you to intentionally live with less, and find more life because of it.

Episode 451: Why Kids Need Minimalism by Denaye Barahona with Becoming Minimalist (Simple Families & Minimalist Children).

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it's a minimalist monday edition of optimal living daily episode four hundred and fifty one why kids need minimalism i dunno bar barcelona with becoming minimalist start com and i'm just a moloch happy monday and a very happy they d the other founder of this project malaga and the scenes kind of founder all this until it ruby hose out we'll start of daily with me where we read from the best answer real blogs to you but anyway happy birthday him and i'm not going to say much more than that because i already did and today's episode of optimal startup daily so check that one out for some more fun when he's a kid now supposed to him or really ready when it was a noble kids and minimalism and really quick we are fortunate to have fresh books positive episode perfect for his birthday is like a gift for us fresh books is a cloud accounting but it is perfect for freelancers an small business owners to invoice track fences and more he and try all that both for a month totally for free and you don't need to enter payment information should come by fresh bookstore com social living
and enter optimal living daily and how did you hear about a section and as it pronounce here the post as we optimize your life my kids need minimalist by denying bar junta was becoming minimalist stockholm as child i had the type of clauses that you opened at your own risk because when you up that door only god knew what barrage toys clothes and stuff will come barreling fourth i didn't know it and but as a kid i he did minimalism i always said i am just messy period like some kind of personality trade t cluttered overwhelmed anxious the kid thirty years ago i needed minimalism but today for my kids minimalism is essential i grew up in the time for amazon one click ordering this was the time before snack catchers exist for children to carry around snacks mindlessly eat around the clock the time before kids needed i
is hanging over their courses the survivors rip the time before you yet virtually anything on television at a moment's notice the keys of today need minimalism more than ever childhood of these beyond messy uncluttered its chaotic research cuz that's the way we are raising kids in amerika today causes stressing i need to overwhelm both children and parents alike as parents so much going on that we resorted to convenience parenting told it altogether if your kids sit down for a meal there's a device for that if your kids won't right quietly in the car there's enough for that as parents we just try to survive we struggle to hold it altogether because its consuming his heavy rain kids today is heavier than any parent can handle i know this because i have two young children they inherited my eyes and my hair but they didn't in her my messy overwhelm trace this is because
overwhelmed me is not a life sentence is a choice and i've made intentional choices for my kids and my family i have chosen to trade chaos for com not his calm possible but is also good for our children and our families in my uncluttered grown up life i've a phd in child development i specialize family wellness i nobody on child needs to grow and develop an thrive and i know a few things about what it to bring harmony and happiness to a family unit so was the secret minimalism minimalism isn't just about getting rid of all your stuff although i have done some of that too and is pretty amazing is about folk in your family on what really matters in life joshua defined the moslem ass quote the intentional promotion the things we most value and remove of everything that distract us from it on quote in raising kids esben was i'm doing just that i'm trading aside american childhood by choosing a special
egg set for my children i choose gratitude i'm in abundance of holiday gifts for gratitude my kids get much in the way of wrapped tangible gifts birthdays or about celebrating life valentine's day is about love easter is about religion christmas is about family life of religion family those are the real gifts wrapped gifts can mask the importance of the real gifts i choose family i am trading three nights per week of kids activities for family dinners kids we do with family have higher levels of academic achievement and improve psychological well being i'm a huge fan of under schedule nothing i love more than an evening or weekend with nothing planned because nothing is not nothing nothing means more i'm too intimately connect with family i choose health i'm trading book
the prepared food with animated characters for locally grown produce research shows that the eating her to instill in our children from the earliest days make a lasting start in the years to come i skipped the goldfish crackers and bunny fruit snags my kids don't eat all day long this museum occurs acts around the house or munch in their car seats they sit down at the table and eat real food i choose the outdoors i'm saying screen time for outdoor play i refused to let my kids sedentary playing out where's offers children ample opportunity to exercise their respect for the environment and appreciate natural beauty by piling back the screen time three more opportunities for active play that challenges my children social and motor skills kids and adult need to get up and get outside i choose conscious tourism i'm training amazon's one click ordering for buying and
and we think before we buy which use of it her home with things we love things that are beautiful and things that are now sorry plastic toys from the most recent hit movie don't make the cut instead we choose classic sustainable toys the last four years toys that can be used for open ended play by children of all ages genders and interests children grow too fast must choose toys that will grow with them i choose but using minimalism i'm trading chaos for com i my children's first teacher ma am i children's it s role model it all starts with me i'm making choices form children though impact their childhood an entire life in the years to come what are you choosing for your family he doesn't to the post titled why kids need minimalism by dna barcelona with becoming them let's start com and ass a guest author
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