In a quest for peace and simplicity, but a day and age of information overload and unending overwhelm, too many of us live in a state of near-panic. Only recently have I discovered in my own life that multi-tasking is the biggest source of my struggle. I have...Read more
The best gift we can give our children is not found in a store and costs no money. Unfortunately, it is also something they will probably not truly appreciate until well into adulthood. However, our role as parents is not to give our kids immediate gratification. As a...Read more
The best gift for the mama who is or aspires to be a minimalist is not found in a store. It does not cost a dime. It never expires. It never goes out of style. It never gets old. Lastly, it is one size fits all! The best gift for the minimalist mama (or dad usually as...Read more
One of the hardest things to do is ask for help. Not everyone has this challenge, but for those who do, you know what I mean. You would rather struggle for hours to do something than spend a minute to ask someone to stop what they are doing and help you. However, when...Read more
“Today is a limited edition. Only good for 24 hours. Get it while it lasts.” I saw this on a birthday card today and of course it caught my eye. I did marathon training today at the gym. I set a new record for myself. It was not much, but for me it was unprecedented...Read more
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