I want to make my Christmas traditions more relaxed. Yet, every year December rolls around and I want to pull my hair out. The entire month, when I'm still reeling from Thanksgiving, I seriously want to pull my hair out. Why? The pressure I put on myself to pull off Christmas traditions used to ... Read More
The Art of Simple Living
The art of simple living doesn't have to mean disavowing all things modern. And it doesn't mean dragging your family back in time. You can make an intentional choice to lead a simple life. This choice will help you more consistently honor the values of your family. No matter what your unique values are.
As my family moves toward a simpler lifestyle in a modern world, we embrace aspects of minimalism, , sustainable living, and mindfulness. We value cozy times together and with friends - also known as hygge. And I work to create as many of those moments as possible.
A year ago, I set my intention to declutter our home. Decluttering with children can be tough.
I want to fill our home with beauty, simplicity, and even a little glamour. I see last year's intention paying off this year. When I walk through our home, I am deeply satisfied with our new found simplicity.
It's taken inspiration (Pinterest, I'm looking at you...), organizing hacks, and good ole' homemaking motivation. But it's been so worth it!
As part of our slower living lifestyle, we also chose the flexible schedule and organization of homeschooling. I was terrified as a beginner homeschool mom. But, don't worry. I'll share all of my ideas and tips for how to get started homeschooling your kids if that choice is right for you.
If you're looking for a slower living lifestyle, you'll be rewarded with happier kids and a more closely knit family. Here I share inspiration, simple tips, and reliable routines to help you take your first steps toward the art of simplifying your home.