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The 3 Reasons Your Children May Need Fewer Books

When it comes to children’s books I have hoarding tendencies. But I have recently started to question if we have too many books in our house. Our kids love to read. I love to read to them.  However I will tell you first hand that too many books turn into clutter. When young children have access to a surplus […]

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The Reason Childhood Doesn’t Need Record-Keeping

Since becoming a mother, I have desperately wanted to keep a record. For years I intended to start keeping a journal. It hasn’t happened yet. I hoped to put together those “easy-to-make” photo books to chronicle these precious times with young children. Yet 16,433 photos sit on my computer waiting to be organized and appreciated. Between snuggling babies and soaking […]

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How to Potty Train the Simple Way

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Potty training can be anything but simple. It’s a messy yet exciting milestone at the same time. If it’s your first time, you will find that a quick Amazon search for “potty training” turns up 15,623 products. These products range from sticker charts to an Elmo potty, training pants, pull-ups, plenty of cleaning supplies, board books. For […]

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The Mugs that “Spark Joy” + 5 Favorite Teas

Never underestimate the power of good tea in a good mug. When I pull out a mug with a self-affirming message in the mornings, it always brings a little smile to my face. “Hello beautiful“ “Today is a good day“ “Everyday is an adventure“ I don’t know about you, but the mornings in our house don’t always start […]

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The Simple Families Baby Registry + Guide

Welcoming your baby into a simple, clutter-free space is a gift. During a time where life is full of physical and emotional changes–the last thing you need is to be tripping over an unused baby swing that you bought just in case you might need it. As an American, I am blessed with choices. When it […]

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The Mom Superpower I am Trying to Shed

I have a Mom Superpower–but not one of which I am proud. I can read an entire book to my children and have no idea what I read. Often I find that my mind will be someplace completely different while I am spendin​g time with my kids. This is particularly true when it comes to reading. Some […]

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How to Create a Basic Capsule Wardrobe for Kids

My kids have capsule wardrobes. Maybe that sounds fancy, but it’s not. It means they have a few pieces of carefully selected clothes that are simple to mix and match. Making a wardrobe capsule is actually the easiest thing you can do in the way of buying clothes for your kids. All my kid’s clothes, pajamas […]

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How to Travel Like a Minimalist (With Kids)

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Minimalist travel with kids is an oxymoron. How can those tiny bodies require so much stuff? My husband and I are passionate about traveling. We always knew we wanted to share that love with our children. But I will be honest, our first post-baby traveling had us looking like Sherpas heading toward Everest. Slowly we have […]

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