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Minimalism with Kids

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One More Argument That We Value Experiences More Than Things

Imagine how many gifts kids that you know could get last Christmas. Think of your kids, kids of your extended family, friends or neighbors. Let say a kid got 17 gifts and many of them were expected and waited for, so they should be enjoyed. Now let’s imagine this Christmas the kid gets 2 gifts. Or one, …

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The LAST EDITION of A Simple Year course

I never expected so much change to happen in less than a year. I’m happy to announce you another (and last!) edition of A Simple Year, a course in which the founder, Courtney Carver, gathers 14 other simple living experts to create powerful, life-changing lessons for us to simplify our lives slowly and effectively throughout …

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Back to School Season – Minimalist’s Guide and Reflections

Back to school is another consumerism feast in the year. After Christmas or Valentine’s Day presents and Easter home decorations, someone made us spend money on buying NEW things every year when the school year begins. How could a back to school minimalist season look like? My story When I was going to school, I …

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Our Children’s Day with a Fantastic Experience Gift for Toddlers

As minimalists, I and my Husband avoid buying unnecessary things and we even limit gifts for our kids from the extended family. We know how many times after getting most toys our Boys play with it. Not many. There are just a few toys in their room and it’s not because of our, parents’ rules. …

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What Does a Minimalist Buy? February’s Report

It’s the second report of the What Does a Minimalist Buy? series. To know why I publish my expenses, go to the January’s report. Below I share my family purchases from February, not including bills, food, toilet paper, diapers, menstrual pads and my husband’s items. What does a minimalist buy? February new things for the home ENTRY …

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Gift-Giving Rules for Our Family and Friends to Limit Kids' Stuff - minimalist mom's tips for simple life with kids (1)

Gift-Giving Rules for Our Family and Friends to Limit Kids’ Stuff

Being a minimalist of years, I am well aware of all problems connected with unnecessary stuff and I try not only to manage the things we have but also control the inflow of new items. This means changing buying habits that for me involved tracking spendings, experimenting with the half year without buying (results here) and just questioning or delaying every purchase on …

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Toddler's Capsule Wardrobe Minimalism in Practice

Our Toddler’s Capsule Wardrobe | Minimalism in Practice

At the beginning of the year, in the middle of winter when we were much more clothes than during summer, I found myself totally overwhelmed by our Boys (aged 1 and 3) clothes. We don’t have many clothes for them. At least I thought so. I buy only a few items a year for the …

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How to Declutter If You Have a Full-Time Job or Are a Parent - Slow and Happy blog by a minimalist #minimalism #minimalist #declutter #decluttering #simplelife #simpleliving

How to Declutter If You Have a Full-Time Job or Are a Parent?

Scanning through minimalists’ groups on Facebook, I often see the question: How to declutter my home if I have a 9 to 5 job? How to start the minimalist journey if I’m a full-time mom? Below is my simple answer and little guidance, how to declutter if you have a full-time job. Firstly, be aware that most …

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17 Non-Clutter Gifts Ideas for Adults and Kids (a List by a Minimalist)

17 Non-Clutter Gifts Ideas for Adults and Kids (a List by a Minimalist)

Before you buy traditional gifts such as random clothes, funny pajamas, accessories, decoration and other items, consider deciding this year for non-clutter gifts and letting people who you care about enjoy this small portion of benefits of a minimalist lifestyle. Table of contents ADULTS Self-development & education Quality/adventure time Starting a minimalist lifestyle Consumables Free/DIY gifts …

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22-Item Toddler Capsule Wardrobe for Summer/Autumn Season

As a minimalist, I firstly discovered benefits of paring down my own wardrobe to really only essentials. I have a few basic, simple clothes that take little space in our closet. Less stress and better look are the biggest advantages of the decluttering I made. But for a long time, I haven’t applied it to …

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