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Last week we announced our family of four is planning and documenting a trip around the world (complete with a podcast)... With this exciting expectation comes the obvious truth – we need to plan. A lot. In our relationship, my husband is usually the planner. One year while we were dating in college, we flew … Continue reading Travel the Globe with Kids: Research
We're officially planning a massive trip around the world. (eeek!) (Yay!) (AAHHH!) It's no secret our family intentionally seeks a simple, minimal way of life so we can all follow our dreams. And now we've come to understand much of these lifestyle habits have whet our appetite for more experiences and thus led to our … Continue reading Traveling the Globe, Together
“The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.” – Elise Boulding Check in with yourself today – are you doing what you want to be doing? Are you on the path to accomplish your dreams? If so, that's … Continue reading The “WHY” Behind Keeping a Minimal Home + Schedule
Why would anyone not want stuff? Why would any parent not want their child to have anything and everything they need? Don't things help create happiness? Doesn't your car, your phone, your home, your bed, your clothes, your sunglasses and shoes, your tech devices and hair products and books and plates and mugs and STUFF … Continue reading So You Call Yourself a Minimalist?
"Time playing with children is never wasted." ~ Dawn Lantero Thanks to games, I'm actually happy it's STILL February and dreary outside. I've noticed my inbox is full of articles based on frustration and just being DONE with winter... and gratefully, I don't feel that way! I LOVE homeschooling during the gray, cold days where … Continue reading Just Playing Around – Games in our Homeschool
I love putting these together each year, first to help myself record these details for later enjoyment but secondly to allow others a peek inside our homeschool lifestyle – one I wouldn't trade for the world. It's February and so our days look a lot different than say, August, when the kids are outside the … Continue reading A Day in our Homeschool Life (7yr + 3yr)
A Simple + Free Minimal Homeschool Guide Simplifying your home and daily rhythm for more fruitful homeschooling days For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. — Luke 12:33-34 Download here for only $5. ALL proceeds go to Broken to Brave. With homeschooling growing at a rapid pace, I saw the need to … Continue reading Simple + Free Minimal Homeschool Guide
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify. – Henry David Thoreau Many of my readers know I value minimalism and a simpler way of doing things. I've blogged about our minimal home, our simplified schedule by doing away with to-do lists and our minimal homeschool preferences. What many of you don't know is … Continue reading Minimal Homeschooling – When it’s Not a Choice