colliding simplicities

For the past few weeks, I’ve been listening to a LOT of podcasts and clips on youtube, vimeo, and even TED on the concept of minimalism and how it can help us as mothers, consumers, and society. (I used to read. Then I had kids.  So now audio anything is my primary “input” right now.) ...

a blaze for simplicity

30. September 2016 home&family, simplicity 0
a few days ago, i subscribed to a free 3-day decluttering series by genevieve parker hill.  (if you want to do it too, go here and sign up!) i really appreciated the last day, where she talked about the concept of the “blaze.” basically, you take a basket or a box, walk through your space, and deposit ...

Investing in “nothing”

(All mothers everywhere has their own Meryl, don’t they?) It is foolish to expect a toddler to go all day without a break.  Little kids can only go so long and so far without rest.  As a parent, to ignore this basic fact is setting them–and you–up for failure once the dreaded melt-down mode hits. ...

one step at a time

i went to the gym on saturday.  it was a great time of just taking 50 minutes to invest in my health and clear my mental space.  right now, i’m taking care of kids 24/7 (since i’m still nursing through the night) and i’m also taking care of a parent a couple of times a ...

mother’s law

05. February 2016 funny, home&family, mommyhood 0
you know murphy’s law? that anything that can happen, will? well, there is another law out there, my friends. mother’s law. there are many tenants, or sub-laws, if you will. but here’s one that i learned, since my daughter received a frozen umbrella for her birthday. the rate of a child in the rain is ...