In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
- Happiness is Found in Experiences
- Hacking Life
- Houses and Development: My Three Main Concerns
- My Minimalist Exercise Plan
- Managing Anger at Your Kids
- Returning to Meditation for Productivity and Health
- Tips for Simplifying Your Finances in the New Year
- Do You Buy Brands that “Do Good”?
- My Main Goal for This Year: More Time for Self-Improvement
- When Did You Tell Your Kids the Truth About Santa Claus?
Posted on 16 February , 2015 | No CommentsTweet Last week, I watched this video of a young teenager, Logan LaPlante, explaining his “hackschooling”. You can watch it below, but in case you can’t access it, here is […]
Posted on 28 January , 2015 | No CommentsTweet One of the issues I’ve had recently is anger directed toward my son. Until recently, my son and I have got along really well. But now he’s 12, and […]
Posted on 24 December , 2014 | 4 CommentsTweet I enjoy the holiday season, and my family usually celebrates Christmas. However, a number of people think that I’m grinchy because my husband and I have never done Santa […]
Posted on 29 October , 2014 | No CommentsTweet It’s been an interesting couple of months. My son has been adjusting to our move across the country, and he’s started middle school. Overall, he’s been making the adjustments […]
Posted on 30 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Moving can be hard enough when you’re an adult, but it can be especially difficult for children. Younger children are generally easier to move with; they haven’t built up […]
Posted on 21 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet One of the struggles that can come with life is the tendency to overschedule. We say yes to a lot of things, and do things so that we seem […]
Posted on 12 March , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet One of the recent bits of knowledge that was dropped on me is the fact that adolescence is one of the most important times for brain development. The years […]
Posted on 30 October , 2013 | No CommentsTweet This is the time of year that my son loves. We kick off the holiday season with his birthday at the beginning of November, then we have Thanksgiving, and […]
Posted on 23 October , 2013 | 1 CommentTweet It doesn’t take so long once you become parents to accumulate babies and kids’ stuff. Decluttering is of course the first part into getting organized. Toys and clothes that […]
Posted on 19 October , 2013 | 5 CommentsTweet As a minimalist, technology can be very useful. Instead of piling up books, CDs, DVDs or else, we can keep it all up in one place and have quick […]
Posted on 21 August , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet My son doesn’t do a lot in terms of “enrichment” activities. While he does take piano lessons and is involved in 4-H and Cub Scouts, and we’re looking for […]
Posted on 19 June , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet It’s summer, and for me, that means camping. In many ways, camping is the ultimate minimalist vacation. You get out into nature, and you spend time without some of […]
Posted on 14 June , 2013 | 13 CommentsTweet I used to read books about all kinds of different subjects… finance, sports, biographies, history, etc. When I’d do a trip to New York City, one of my favorite […]
Posted on 26 April , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet As many of you know, I’m a new father… it does not feel as new now but my baby boy just turned 6 months old so I guess that […]
Posted on 17 April , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet A couple of years ago, my son was big on complaining of boredom. If he wasn’t being entertained right now, it was a major issue. I wondered why he […]