5 Tips for Getting Your Kids to go off the Grid

Talk About It

Obviously, going off the grid isn't something you can just spring on your kids -- it's not exactly fair to suddenly herd them into a solar-powered RV one day and drive to the middle of nowhere without an explanation. Discuss the decision with them first and make sure they understand the entire concept, your reasons for doing it and the changes that'll be involved. Be sure to emphasize that it'll be a positive experience that will benefit the whole family.