7 tips for to enjoy a sweet, simple summer with your kids.
“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?
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
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:
We didn't set out to read 1500 books in one year. We didn't set out to read any specific number of books. Reading simply makes me a happier person so I wanted to pass this love down to my children. But I did want to find out why we've read so many books. Was it because I was … Continue reading 1 Year, 1 Family, 1500 Books
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
“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
I've found it enjoyable reading through other homeschoolers' "a day in the life" posts. I love peeking into their lives and seeing how unique each home-educating family is. During our days at home, it's the little things I'll easily but hate to forget. So documenting it seems like a worthy idea. But so much happens … Continue reading Our Homeschool: A Day in the Life 2017