Welcome to Part 2 of Less Stuff, More LOVE! Grab something to drink and settle in because these aren't short articles. And if you have babies and/or toddlers at home – please jump to the bottom of this article for my "MAMA OVERLOADED DISCLAIMER" in bright orange so your weary eyes won't miss it. *I … Continue reading LESS STUFF, MORE LOVE – PART 2
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
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?
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 $9. 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
Simple life idolatry. Yes, my friends, this now exists. And there – I said it. It's easy to idolize a simple life because, well, everyone's doing it! Yes, having a simple life is awesome. Being (or trying to be) minimal is awesome. But coveting this lifestyle to achieve peace and joy should never be the main … Continue reading Minimalism: The New Modern Idol
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
Because no matter where we are in life, consumerism tugs at you like a strong ocean current until you wisely decide to swim sideways, ultimately saving your life.
“There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.” – Leo Tolstoy We recently moved into a new-to-us home. I've never felt joyful about relocating multiple belongings from one place to another. But this time around it was more of a pleasure than a burden. And here's why: We decreased what we own … Continue reading Our Minimal Move
Let's be honest, for a "minimalist" family our home is still often a little bit messy (keeping your kitchen perfect as you homeschool kids who need snacks every hour is utterly impossible. Believe me, I've tried). Our kids still have more clothes than I'd like, my closet still isn't paired down as much as I'd like, and my husband's office, … Continue reading What Makes You Happy? Do That.