A Simple Approach to Living With Less

Go Slow: Part 2

Editor Note: This the second part of a guest post series on "Go Slow by Gena Smith from Hanuiloa. If you have just arrived at Part 2 I highly recommend you bookmark this page and head over to read Part 1 of this 3 part series. My name is Gena, I … [Continue reading]

Busy is Easy. Slowing Down is Hard.

Being busy is familiar. We have become comfortable with the chaos because it’s all we really know. Being busy moves you from one soccer game to the next dance recital with a dozen appointments and meetings in between. You never have to question what … [Continue reading]

Minimize Your Medicine Cabinet

I just came out of our bathroom to find my two-year-old with “the look” on her face. You know the look. The “oh-my-gosh-you-caught-me” look. When I realized the reason behind the look on her face, my stomach jumped into my throat. In her hand was … [Continue reading]

The Art of Starting Your Morning Slowly

I am not a morning person. Never have been. Never will be. I'm convinced the person who invented the snooze button wasn't a morning person either. Unfortunately, when you have a family that depends on you, there's just no way to avoid dealing with … [Continue reading]

Scooping Up a Plateful of Life

Life is a buffet. It is full of the delicious, the disgusting, and everything in between. Life is also full of choices. I watched in wonder on Thanksgiving Day how everyone was presented with the same food selections, yet no two plates looked exactly … [Continue reading]