One of the most common reader questions I’m asked is “how do you get your family on board with minimalism?” so I thought it was time to address this in a blog post.
In full disclosure, I should mention that I’m fortunate; my husband is a “natural” minimalist and I’ve never had to convince him that minimalism is a good idea. (This a guy who happily moved from England to Australia with only a backpack!)
Having said that, I’ve thought long and hard about my own experience with minimalism and what motivated me to change—as well as what I’ve learned and observed with other lifestyle changes (such as sustainable living)—and I think I’ve got a few tips to offer.
Here are five things to know about getting your family on board with minimalism.