Raising Eco Minimalists

Raising Eco Minimalists

A community for those raising kids who care about the wellbeing of their mind, body, community, & the earth. Living a low waste and minimalist lifestyle can often feel like going against the grain of society. And when you throw kids into the mix? Finding a community of like-minded individuals to learn from, support, find encouragement, and overall who share the same values - at a similar level - can be challenging. This podcast is that community. Join me, your host, a self-described anxious eco-minimalist, every other week as I dive deep into issues and topics related to living an eco-friendly and minimalist lifestyle with kids. But above all, form a community that raises kids who care about the wellbeing of their own minds, bodies, and our earth (and everything that calls it home.) Be sure to subscribe to ensure you never miss an episode.

Episodes

May 4, 2021 35 min

In this episode, I'm talking with thrifting queen Addie Fisher of Old World New. Addie and I are talking about all things thrifting and kids, including:


  • Why thrift?
  • How thrifting is not a new concept
  • The rise in popularity of thrifting
  • How thrifting can help support your local community
  • Thrifting tips and resources for kids items
  • Answer questions such as:


  • What should I look for in thrift shopping kids clothes and gear?
  • What should you ...
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    A common question is: "how can we get kids to care about nature/the earth?" 

    It's a good questions, because after all, how can we, or how can we expect anyone to care about something they have no connection with?

    In this episode I'm talking with Jess Purcell, of Thoughtfully Sustainable. Jess talks about how we can get our kids interested in the pressing issues that face us today. 

    Jess introduces us to the term: susta...

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    Wondering how to raise kids who care about the environment? Who want to take action towards the climate crisis, racial injustice, and social issues? Whether we like it or not, our kids are going to inherit many of the issues we are facing today, and it's important that we as parents/guardians help guide our kids as they navigate them. In this episode, I'm talking with Brittany Jefferson of Teacher Mom Chronicles. Brittany t...

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    You've probably heard of the term zero waste living, and minimalism, but what if you are drawn to both lifestyles, but don't feel like you fit into either one?

    Eco-minimalism might be a good fit for you. 

    In this episode, you will learn the following:

  • What is eco-minimalism?
  • How does eco-minimalism differ from zero waste living and minimalism separately
  • How eco-minimalism started
  • How to balance eco-friendly living and minimalism 
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    In episode one, I talked all about what eco-minimalism was. But this podcast is all about raising eco-minimalists, so it would be a disservice to not include an entire episode on that topic as well.

    In this episode, I talk with sustainable minimalism guru Stephanie Seferian - author of the book Sustainable Minimalism, and podcast host of The Sustainable Minimalists - all about raising kids under the eco-minimalism umbrella. 

    Stephan...

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    Ever wonder how to get your kids involved with gardening without sacrificing your precious plants? 

    Gardening is great for our physical and mental health, and the benefits don't stop there for our kids. 

    Kids can learn a number of super important skills through gardening, and it also opens up the conversation for a number of big topics like food waste, food inequality, building community, soil health, pollinators, etc. 

    In this ep...

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    What is raising eco minimalists podcast? In this intro episode, I share what this podcast is all about, who I am, and what you can expect in the future from the show.


    Let's connect!

    Email me: Laura@raisingecominimalists.com

    Blog (Reduce, Reuse, Renew)
    Instagram (@raisingecominimalistspodcast or @reducereuserenewblog)
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