Minimalism is Just a Word, My Friends.
Carving out Solo Time For Your Kids
Hey all! If you're looking for Less Stuff & More Love in your life, then you'll want to join me on this little 4-part series with helpful tips on how living simply opens you and everyone around you up to experience more LOVE and LIFE right now. Most people don't realize how much peace and joy they'll … Continue reading Less Stuff, More LOVE – A 4-Part Series
It's summer – yay! Of course we need to explore with our kids. Read to them. Play with them. Have s'mores with them. And do all the things that make life magical in the warmer months. But then let's also teach some self-reliance so we aren't relying on screens all afternoon and the kids aren't … Continue reading Teaching Self-Reliance this Summer
Next time you feel the pressure to be more, to do more, to offer more opportunities to your kids than you ever possibly can. Just know you don't need a million materials to remind you that you get to be with your kids today.
“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 all the fuss?... less this, less that, tiny house, capsule wardrobe. What's the big deal? I can see people pleading with those of us who promote minimalism to stop shoving it in their face. But you see, many of us simply cannot stop. And here's why:
You're done decluttering. You've gotten rid of the extra things you no longer need. Your flat surfaces are cleared off. You've donated as much as you could. You've cleared your calendar. You have time. Everything looks and feels like you imagined it would. You feel freer. You feel lighter. You feel at peace. And yet, you … Continue reading Minimalism: The Space Between
Once upon a time our family chose to intentionally pursue a more simple, less chaotic life – we wanted to slow down, spend more time as a family and do the things we're individually most passionate about. But this didn't happen overnight. Things like having a small home, moving back to Oregon where it's easy to explore the … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways We Simplified Our Lives