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There are a lot of views on what minimalism is. Some people think it is a disappointing form of depriving yourself of ‘stuff’, and shopping, and having things that you like. Some people think it is a stark clear space where you live with this zen approach to less is more…maybe even making the state […]
When I got into the world of ‘Mommy Blogging’ it was easy to swim in the pool of writing and reading about parenting. After all, with two toddlers at sixteen months apart I had a permanent stool at the swim-up bar in the parenting pool. And I wasn’t leaving. Not even to pee. Cause really, […]
When we have so much stuff we lose track of ourselves. We have built up a false identity in THINGS. SIMPLE HOME IDENTITY CLUTTER These things take up our space and cause us a lot of emotional, mental and physical burden. We need to shift our mindsets from SCARCITY TO ABUNDANCE (there will […]
Identity clutter is a concept I shared in a Simple Saturdays email (make sure to subscribe if you don’t already!) and had such a great response I thought it would be worth expanding on. I shared the story about how I bought all these fancy flours to make this cool bread from a recipe […]
Stay at home mom = wake, cook, coffee, clean, eat, shower, cook, clean, eat, cook, clean, sleep Or something along those lines. Maybe with a bit more Instagramming, diapers and Elmo. I’ve said before that I believe it’s easy to lose your sense of value as a stay at home mom. I mean – is it […]
It all started about six years ago. LUSH was having a Christmas BOGO sale. Since I was up nursing a baby all through the night I knew I could jump right on that sale in the wee morn hours and BOG-O-of-everything! So my sisters in law gave me their Lush-input as I sat at the […]
I am the first to admit I am a creature of habit and many of those habits don’t always help me live optimally. I mean, sometimes the soul just needs a good whiskey and netflix. But often our ‘sometimes’ becomes a habit, a staple in our daily routine. I read this interesting nerdy book called […]
From the day you change your personal occupation to full time “Mom,” you might feel instantly banished to the world of ‘boring and domesticated.’ The label ‘Mom’ (especially Stay at home Mom) also comes with the ‘ Least Interesting Person in the Room’ award. Society undermines the value of moms and we start believing it. Some […]
How I handled the lack of sleep with three kids under 4, a quick way to simplify your life, and a fun list of current things I’m loving and trying. ++ simple family ++ When I was two babies in, sleep became such a focus for me. Of course, we were dealing with marriage […]
I’ve been admiring new babies of my friends both online and offline. It really does seem like so long ago that my youngest, Dawson (now 4.5), was keeping me up through the night – but also not that long ago at all. I see these moms smile and I can remember how much energy it […]