Birth Story Part 2 – Labor and Delivery

Birth Story Part 2 – Labor and Delivery

When I first decided to write my second birth story, I debated whether or not I should do it as one post or a series of posts. Ultimately, I decided that there was way too much to share in one post. So, for the sake of my time and your time, I came up with a mini...
Birth Story Part 1 – Why I Chose Induction

Birth Story Part 1 – Why I Chose Induction

Today is my son’s due date which makes it the perfect day to share the first part of his birth story. In order to understand the choices that I made surrounding the birth of Baby Owl, I’m going to have to back things up to the day Baby Fox was born. You...
Ditch the To Do List and Enjoy Motherhood

Ditch the To Do List and Enjoy Motherhood

Do you feel like you are constantly playing catch-up with your to-do list? Like you are never done? Do you feel guilty when you do something fun, like playing with your kids, because you have this list of chores at the back of your mind? This is because to-do lists...
Five Ways I’m Preparing for Baby #2

Five Ways I’m Preparing for Baby #2

When you look up “ways to prepare for a baby,” you’re often bombarded with list after list of all the things you should be doing to make your house ready for a new little person. The lists contain things like wash the clothes, decorate the nursery,...
Why You Don’t Need a Toy Room

Why You Don’t Need a Toy Room

About a year after I adopted minimalism, my friend Becky stopped by for a visit. My triplets were 4 years old at the time, and I’d worked steadily the previous 12 months to rid my home of excess stuff. “Where are all your toys?” she asked, a bit shocked. Becky hadn’t...