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...
Simple Self Care for the Busy Woman

Simple Self Care for the Busy Woman

I don’t know about you, but self-care doesn’t always take the priority that it deserves in my life. I’m juggling so many different “balls,” trying to keep any of one them from crashing to the floor at my feet. I am helping raise my two nephews and taking care of them...