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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    Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers 2019

    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…

  • Use these time-saving laundry hacks

    15 Best Time-Saving Laundry Hacks

    Laundry is one of those things that can seem to take so much of your time as a parent without adding much back to your life. Sure, clean clothes are important, but why spend more time on laundry than you have…

  • What are the habits of happy mothers?

    Book Review: The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers

    Exhausted, stressed out moms are becoming the norm—we’re so often tasked with doing it all. I know the feeling of being pulled in every direction as a busy mom who wants to do everything for her kids. That’s why I was…

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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 gift ideas that will…