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Simple Saturdays is bi-weekly encouragement to help moms simplify their life and live with more passion and purpose.
It is an email newsletter, also in podcast form!
It isn't just any old email! It is a fun, quick read of insights, tips and references for everything simple, on purpose, and waffles.
I know she loved tea…..And chain smoking in her house smock….. And barking at her husband. I imagine her delicately-flowered teapot with a gradation of brown rings inside, marking days upon weeks upon years of drinking orange pekoe. These stains, a reminder that you don’t do something every single day unless it means something. I […]
Now that I am just past my mid-30s, I feel like I can say with certainty that I didn’t know a thing in my 20s (other than how to wear socks and sandals and identify the native plants of Southern BC. What a catch!). The 30s have given me a crash course in life, most […]
I’ve been talking with a new friend about how our iPhones help us or hurt us as mothers. How do we teach our kids to use it as a tool rather than a distraction or a substitute? How do we use our online relationships for real growth and friendship? How does technology change motherhood? When […]
++simple family++ It started with a pivotal NEW YEAR’s Eve vision setting session. We started by asking ourselves what we want our kids to grow up to be, and what we wanted to do with our kids. Since then, we have been working on ‘intentional parenting’ or as I call it ‘mom on […]
It started with a text conversation I had with a mombestie. She sent me pics of something they were doing that day and I told her that I admired the culture she was building in her family. What I mean by this is the special lifestyle, traditions, stories, practices, beliefs that are unique to this […]
LIFE ON PURPOSE! It is a way of approaching your day with intention. For our family, it means sitting down at the beginning of each year to reflect and plan out the year ahead. We started about three years ago and it has helped us to start forming the life we want to live. Writing […]
When Simple Saturday readers email me, a common problem they share with me is that they are wanting to simplify their home but their spouse is less excited about it. I have some thoughts on this I hope will help those struggling with this . . . . MOTIVATE WHO THEY ARE RATHER […]
Are you feeling MEH about the New Year? The top strategy we found to help us prevent overspending. The top ten posts of 2018. An update on the Life on Purpose Workbook ++ simple life ++ Are you starting the New Year feeling totally MEH? There can be a lot of pressure to […]
For a while, I thought these ‘top ten of the year’ posts were a little silly. But as my site has filled up with years and years of content, I have come to appreciate them. They show what you readers have loved the most. They show what brought you here and what interested you. They […]
If you are already plotting how to escape the frigid drudgery of Winter, perhaps you need to make a list of all the ways to add some HYGGE into these cold weather months! To recap: Hygge is the Danish word for that feeling you get when you are cozy, safe, seen, connected, relaxed, grateful. It […]