Simplifying Life

Make more space in life for the things that matter. Topics include decluttering, minimalism, and tackling your crazy schedule.

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    Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Minimalist Mom

    Moms spend so much of their time and energy caring for others. On Mother’s Day, of course they deserve a treat! But what do you get for the minimalist mom? Not to worry—I’ve got you covered with great gift ideas that…

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    Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers 2021

    Educational toys for toddlers and preschoolers don’t have to be complicated, loud, or annoying. In fact, after parenting four kids, I’ve learned simpler is often better. This post contains a curated list of educational toys that parents and kids are sure…

  • How to Downsize Your Wardrobe With Ease

    You’re not the only one wondering how to downsize your wardrobe. It’s a shockingly common problem: our closets are overstuffed yet we have nothing to wear. Surveys have shown that our bloated closets are making us sad, making us late, and…

  • 11 Best Books on Decluttering and Minimalism

    Whether you’ve caught the decluttering bug or need some minimalist inspiration to get started, this list of best books on decluttering and minimalism will have you covered. Hear from tidying experts (and regular people) on how to make meaningful change in…