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Trading My Job for Minimalism

In today’s post, my friend Lilly is sharing her personal journey towards simple living. You can follow her blog, Pancakes and Beet Juice, on Instagram and Facebook. Last month, I walked away from my career without so much as a thought bubble of a new venture or backup plan. I realized that glorifying my career was anything […]

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SFP 49: SPECIAL EPISODE: Exactly How I Feed My Kids [Your Questions Answered]

I recently explained exactly how I feed my kids [read the post here]. I loved the enthusiastic response that I received from readers and members of the Simple Families community. Because of the overwhelming response, I decided to do a special podcast episode to answer all of your feeding questions. Without further ado, here are the […]

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100 Days of Outdoor Play

100 days of outdoor play

For the next 100 days my family will be spending time outdoors. Want to go out with us? Pledge to join! Children are spending more time in front of screens and less time playing outdoors. Author and expert Richard Louv explains that our children are suffering from nature-deficit disorder. Which is exactly what it sounds like–a lack of […]

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My Latest Look: Summer Capsule Wardrobe Updates

It’s officially summer and my capsule wardrobe got a few updates this season. When it comes to buying new clothes, I carefully consider each item that I bring into my small wardrobe. When I am searching for new additions, I evaluate each piece. I ask myself if it is versatile, flexible, timeless, and most importantly–comfortable. […]

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Exactly How I Feed My Kids

how I feed my kids

My kids are great eaters. You might say that I am lucky, but I think it is partly by design. Research shows us that genetics play a small part in setting eating habits. However, by and large a child’s environment has the greatest impact. That means what I do as a mother really matters.  I know this […]

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Want to Meet in Person?

We have big changes coming in our family this summer. In June, will be relocating from Dallas, Texas to outside of New York City. I am very proud of my husband as he is taking a new job working in sustainability. We are excited for the change in scenery–but will deeply miss our favorite parts of Texas (i.e. […]

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How to Organize Kid’s Books

how to organize kid's books how to organize children's books

Once upon a time, we had a problem with book clutter. That means kid’s books all over the house. In the past I always believed that when it came to books—kids needed more, more, more. However, I don’t believe that anymore—you can read the 3 reasons why you need to minimize kid’s books. How to […]

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