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8 Blogs to Inspire Minimalism in Motherhood

8 Blogs to Inspire Minimalism in Motherhood

A curated list of blogs to help inspire minimalism in motherhood. Encouragement to live more simply and thrive in motherhood. [Read more]

4 Reasons to Minimize the Toys

4 Reasons to Minimize the Toys

Guest Author: Alexandra Blackmon Have ya’ll ever been in the toy aisle at a Target or Walmart? Or stepped foot into a Toys R Us? It’s incredibly overwhelming. There are lights and sounds and buttons and colors and so. many. options. My husband and I go […]

Intentional Routines: Why Do Women Wear Makeup?

Intentional Routines: Why Do Women Wear Makeup?

Hello, 6th grade. The year was 2000 and I turned 12 years old. As most women know, middle school brought a whole new level of self-awareness. The act of comparing myself to other women commenced. Girls in my grade returned from summer break wearing bras, lip gloss, and eye shadow. [Read more]

Chasing Slow: 4 Lessons on a More Intentional Life

Chasing Slow: 4 Lessons on a More Intentional Life

Erin Loechner, the author of Chasing Slow, has a talent for storytelling. She writes about her pursuit of a simpler life in a story that is full of forgiveness. She captures the journey of pursuing an intentional life so beautifully and raw. Her words feel authentic as she describes her mistakes and the lessons learned. I finished the book with a different perspective in my minimalism journey. [Read more]

4 Strategies for Moms to Put Themselves Again on the List of Priorities

4 Strategies for Moms to Put Themselves Again on the List of Priorities

When Zara reached out to me with this topic, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to share these tips with my readers. I can relate so much to this essay and the struggles of a new mom. With number 2 on the way soon, Zara’s […]

The Simple Life- May 2017

The Simple Life- May 2017

Goodbye May, Hello June! Here is a May recap of how I’m crafting a simple life. Here is a recap of the memories we made, the blogs I’ve been reading, and small changes I’ve made in simplifying my life. [Read more]

Digital Minimalism and Parenthood

Digital Minimalism and Parenthood

When I moved into my dorm freshman year, in a new town 3 hours from home, my dad bought me a map of the city- a real fold out map. The year was 2007 (the year of the first iPhone release). We lived in a world where printed mapquest directions helped us reach our destination and where dads bought fold out maps for their daughters. [Read more]

How I Became a Minimalist: The “Why” of Ownership

How I Became a Minimalist: The “Why” of Ownership

This story isn’t about purging my kitchen drawers or donating half my clothes to a local charity. It doesn’t begin with selling, eliminating, or decluttering. The story of how I became a minimalist begins with a purchase (a financed purchase at that)- a coffee table to be specific. [Read more]

One Surprising Tip to Simplify your Laundry

One Surprising Tip to Simplify your Laundry

The one surprising tip to simplify your laundry? Buy white. White bed sheets, white towels, white kitchen dishcloths- the crib sheets are even white. Transitioning to all white linens in my home changed the way I do laundry. One Load of Laundry- With all white bath towels, you can wash all the dirty towels at once – no more separating your child’s hot pink towel from your gray towel, from the guest bathroom beige towel. [Read more]

The Simple Life- April 2017

The Simple Life- April 2017

Somehow we’ve already made it to May. I’ve loved the weather that April brought. Not too hot, not too cold. April brought us lots of neighborhood walks, outdoor play time, lots of evenings in the swing, and a few dinners on the back patio. Here is an April recap of how I’m crafting a simple life. [Read more]