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The Great Video Game Detox Experiment

I have a love-hate relationship with video games. To be more precise, I love to hate video games. I cannot stand the mind-numbing effect it has on my kids. I detest how turning on a game essentially means turning off your hearing to everything around …

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Minimalist Advice for New Moms and Dads

There is so much I would do differently as a new mom. If I had discovered minimalism when my kids were younger, life could have been so much simpler. My oldest is now in middle school and in many ways life is far from simple. …

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Clutterers Anonymous: Stop Denying Your Clutter Problem Today

If your house is more cluttered than you like, you have more stuff than you need. If you have a hard time finding an item you lost, then you have too much stuff. If the thought of cleaning your house tires you out, perhaps you …

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Clear the Counters & Clear Your Mind

Clearing your work counters is a great idea if you want to keep a clear mind when starting minimalism. Aside from a knife block set and a chopping board, most people don’t actually need much more than this on their countertop. This is why it’s …

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Building a Handicap Accessible Tiny House

There’s no denying that tiny homes are a genius idea, and when it comes to minimalism they are heavily related. But when it comes to wheelchair accessible tiny homes, there aren’t nearly as many options. And in some cases, you may even have to build …

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Your Child’s Messy Room is Your Fault

Keeping your child’s room clean isn’t as easy as many people think. It doesn’t matter whether they’re toddlers or school age children, most parents have issues with messy rooms. And determining how to keep the room isn’t easy – but here’s the truth. Your Child’s …

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Three Steps to Wanting Less

Most of us find ourselves wanting things from time to time. You don’t necessarily need to have a shopping addiction to accrue a lot of stuff in your home – this can often lead to us wondering how we can want less in life. Three …

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Minimalist Christmas Decorating – The Complete Guide

Minimalist Christmas decorating . . . doesn’t sound possible does it? I must insert a disclaimer here. I am not the artsy type of minimalist that only enjoys the color white, large empty spaces, and a maximum of three pieces of furniture per room. However, …

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The Low Down on Minimalist Laundry

When it comes to the laundry room, many minimalists have issues. It’s something that many of us deal with on a daily basis, and it’s often one of the places where clutter exists the most. Here’s a few tips for doing minimalist laundry. Living in …

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20 Simple Ways to Save Serious Money by Becoming a Minimalist Family

When it comes to living a minimalist lifestyle, there’s an assumption that it’s only suitable for single people or couples with no children. The truth is that you can embark on a minimalist journey with your entire family. And whilst it is more difficult to …

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