A Simple Approach to Living With Less

Live a Life Beyond the Box!

So many times in life, we limit ourselves. We put limits on our dreams, on our abilities, and our identities. We often explain it away by making excuses for our boxed-in lives. We claim it’s due to our circumstances that our beyond our control:

* If only I had a better paying job, I wouldn’t be in so much debt.
* If I had more free time, I could write that book I always wanted to write.
* I wish I was in better shape, but I just can’t lose weight.
* My house is so cluttered, but I don’t know where to put everything.

I’m guilty of saying all those things myself. Maybe you have too.

Sharing the Love and a Peek into the Future

With all the holiday happenings and lots of fun family time, my writing here will be lighter than normal for the next few weeks. Since I’ll be taking a sort of digital sabbatical from blogging here, I wanted to leave with a BIG thank you to everyone that has commented here on Minimalist Moms. It […]

Ask the Readers: What are the Hardest Things to Get Rid Of?

In your pursuit of simple living, what has been the hardest thing to get rid of?

Do you struggle with emotional attachments to sentimental items?

Is it more challenging to pare down your children’s toys?

Perhaps it’s deciding what hobbies and pastimes you should keep and which to give up.

Is it the everyday clutter that has accumulated over time that is the hardest to deal with?

Minimalism for Moms

Note: This post originally appeared as a guest post at Becoming Minimalist. Some of you may have already read it but for those of you who didn’t, I thought I’d include it here as well. It’s about tapping into your power as a mom and making a difference in your family through the power of […]

A Bathroom a Minimalist Can Love

Today’s target is the bathroom. It’s amazing how much clutter can hide in even the smallest of bathrooms. My husband and I are currently sharing a bathroom with our three kids and my grandmother. The mess can really pile up when that many people are sharing the same space. We’ve already covered how to cut […]