A Simple Approach to Living With Less

Lessons from the Balance Beam of Life

My little sister loves the balance beam. She spends much of her free time perched atop a 4-inch wide beam performing death defying leaps and bounds. I suppose she’s not so little anymore, but at age 15 she seems totally at ease on the beam. I have learned from watching her, that in addition to […]

Minimalist Mailbag: A Guide to a Small Home Office

I thought it’d be fun to start a new feature here of answering reader emails. I always love getting comments and questions from the reader’s here because it helps us all grow. If you’d like to send an email to the Minimalist Mailbag, just visit the contact page. Do you have anything about how to […]

Baby Steps to Minimalism

I am a frustrated minimalist. I have goals of how I want my life to be. I picture my life void of clutter and busyness. Realistically though, I’m not there yet. It is so easy for me to simply run out of time in any given day to take care of my family, stay on […]

ASK THE READERS: What is your favorite low-cost, low-maintenance family vacation location?

I’m changing things up a bit today and asking for your input on: Family Vacations

I took a few minutes and did some Googling (yep, totally a word) in an effort to find some family vacation ideas. I learned in about 2.2 seconds that the family vacation ideas that pop up in Google are for big spenders that like to Go, Go, GO for the entire trip.

I just want to a vacation that doesn’t cost an entire month’s paycheck for a week of vacation, have something fun that my kids can do, and provide lots and lots of relaxation for mom and dad.

21 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me

I thought it might be nice to share a little more about myself today and tell you about a special project I’m working on. I always like to be the real me here on Minimalist Moms and I’ll continue to share the ups and downs of my journey to minimalism. So without further adieu, here’s […]