Minimalism as a tool for community organizing

Our minimalism started by chance. I left my domestic violence relationship with two suitcases, one box, and I set out across the country to my mom’s house. It obviously wasn’t my best moment, but it was definitely my bravest. I mourned the loss of so many important things, gifts from friends that I treasured, pictures,… Continue reading Minimalism as a tool for community organizing

No rules! Parenting without authority.

Our 5-year-old lives in a house without rules. No rules?! What kind of anarchy is that?! The best kind. We replaced rules with values. We honor other people and their feelings, we honor a life free of violence and filled with love, we honor our bodies, our minds, and our hearts. And thus, our behavior… Continue reading No rules! Parenting without authority.