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One of the quickest ways you can simplify ANY AREA of your life is to give yourself fewer choices. There are many studies that tell us that having too many choices is a problem. When we have to choose from 100 menu items, or 17 career options, or 200 books to read – our brain […]
Before I ever considered myself a ‘minimalist’ I had some notions about what the word meant. It means someone who lives in an almost empty house. Their home is clad in white and stainless steel and dotted with chairs and furniture that have clean asymmetrical lines. They are probably well off and they spend their […]
We have been purging our house since January 2015 (even if we felt like we aren’t very good at it). Though we’ve gotten rid of over a dozen truckloads, I still feel like I’ve been failing at ‘minimalism’ because of this one room…. The kitchen. I do feel exhausted with this space. It is our main living […]
Maybe we shouldn’t even ask ourselves ‘what if I need this one day?’. Maybe we should ask ‘what will do I if I ever find that I need it and don’t have it?’
Parenting books that changed my mothering, your future self, #MayOnPurpose Instagram challenge. Episode 21
Three parenting books and why I loved them, how to support your “future self” (a lesson from your nerdy life coach (me!)), connect with me on Instagram in the Photo a Day challenge ++ simple family ++ My parenting has been all over the map in my humble 8 years of doing it. I […]
Motherhood is a game you are thrown into without experience. Even if you have been around kids a lot it is different when they are ALWAYS THERE, kicking you in the face at 3am, asking for pancakes at 5am, fighting with their sibling from the time their eyes open….it’s just a lot that is new and […]
Hello Simple on Purpose Friends! I am trying something new to give us a chance to interact with one another on Instagram (find me on Instagram). I’m hosting the #MayOnPurpose instagram photo a day challenge! Have you done one before? I have and this is why I love them: They help us be more […]
How to ‘create space’ when you are a mom with side hustle, decluttering kids’ stuff, how to start family meetings, how to be more creative without it feeling like a chore. Welcome to a bonus Q+A episode of Simple Saturdays . I am sharing the As to some of your Qs. LIFE ON […]
There is a cliche saying ‘get comfortable with discomfort’ A few years ago I would roll my eyes at this saying that OBVIOUSLY does not apply to me. Now this saying is like a daily reminder about how I want to LIVE life. About four years ago it hit me that I was living […]
Years ago I was standing in my cluttered basement [Related: Basement Before and After]. As I was standing around boxes and piles of thoughtless purchases and random items I had moved across the province, I mourned for the life I had been living. I could see it was so far from the life I desired […]