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5 Rules for Decluttering Toys by a Minimalist Mom

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Life Organization, Minimalism, Minimalism with Kids, Motherhood, Slow Life

Minimalism with kids and why I can’t imagine it any other way

Many people tend to think about minimalism with kids as something unrealistic or unreasonable. Something weird or impossible to create and maintain. Let’s fastly look why it’s easy to think so. Firstly, we think that having much stuff is connected to having kids at home, or even that it’s necessary. Maybe it’s because the market of kids-everything is saturated? We…

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5 rules for decluttering toys by a minimalist mom

It’s more than seven years since I’m a minimalist. Today I have no problem parting with things. Most categories of items at my home are well decluttered, organized, put on their places and revised from time to time. And yes, I’ve written most categories. Because there are some that still aren’t solved how I would like them to be. One…

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Body, Femininity, Motherhood, Slow Life

Why do women wish for a slower, simpler life? Feminine traits for beginners

Recently, in my regular self-development listenings, going from one person to another, form one teacher to another, I’ve stumbled upon the subject of feminity and feminine traits. Feminity which is defined far deeper than high-heels and makeup. It’s about all women’s nature: how our body works, how our mental, spiritual and emotional worlds look like. I’ve listened about it for…

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Minimalism, Minimalism with Kids, Motherhood

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, or five or zero. Would…

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Motherhood

How to Live Happier despite Mother’s Exhaustion

The everyday, physical reality of being a mom of little kids is tiredness. The mother’s exhaustion Especially if you choose to take care of your kids by yourself. Especially if you have no extended family living near you to help on weekends. Especially if your husband is working and commuting long hours. Especially if you have little ones that defend…

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Body, Motherhood, Slow Life

An Affordable Way to Prioritize Your Health – Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle 2018

Here’s an offer for people interested in resources leading to a healthier lifestyle. Since 2012, Ultimate Bundles has been creating the annual Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle, a complete collection of resources to help you: – prioritize your health and be more consistent, – implement a wellness lifestyle that’s right for you, – find easy, real food meal ideas that suit…

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Daily: Gratitude and Prosperity Lesson for My Son

In the morning, my Older Son wanted a yogurt and I had to tell him that he ate all the yogurts the day before. He wanted the yogurt. We kept talking. After some time he built such a question: – What we don’t have? I told him: – We have everything. We have money, we have a shop, we have healthy legs…

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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 used to buy new things…

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Daily: A Big Challenge of Today’s Homeschooling Parents

I prefer to look on the positive side of life and to see solutions and not to complain and name problems. But sometimes publishing a complaining text is a matter of showing the whole picture and not misleading people. So what is the big homeschooling parents’ challenge today? It is called the nuclear family + the system. By system, I mean the…

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Daily: Motherhood and Introversion, Kids and Silence (What!?)

Today a few words on how I survive wearing on me two tags: motherhood and introversion. For those of you who don’t know me yet, I must start with writing that I’m a homepreschooling stay at home mom of two energetic Boys. The Older is four. Which means: the Older is in the most jumping-beating-biting time in his life. The Younger is…

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Motherhood

Quick Reminder about the Soon Ending Parenting Super Bundle 2018 Sale

I just wanted to give you a friendly final reminder for the Parenting Super Bundle 2018, a huge resource, containing years of multiple parent’s experiences in the form of: 35 ebooks 10 ecourses 9 workbooks 23 printables 2 audios 1 membership site. This library can help you: Instill gratitude, kindness, and helpfulness in your child Stop playing referee in sibling battles (and teach them how to work…

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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. It’s because they play with…

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12 Best Outdoor Toys for Toddlers, Summer 2018. Chosen by a Mom of Two Boys

I hope that you too finally can enjoy warmer and sunnier weather just like we. I’ve written how grateful I am for spring and hotter weather in a few last mini arts (articles where I put my short thoughts, last week’s experiences and a week of my capsule wardrobe outfits). For parents, and especially for stay at home moms or…

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Homeschooling Resources for Beginners: Articles and Learning Materials

A few weeks ago I’ve introduced to you what are many parents’ reasons to homeschool and homepreschool their kids. For readers who are interested in this subject and asked me questions to develop this subject, I’m sharing a few homeschooling resources for beginners to help parents on the journey. Among them, you’ll find the why’s, the how’s and answers to most frequent…

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Gift Guides, Motherhood

Best Baby Carriers 2018 Reviewed by a Minimalist Mom of Two Boys

Last month I was choosing a new carrier for Younger. The one that we had, of a recognizable and not cheap brand, started to feel very uncomfortable when our son got bigger because the carrier doesn’t have a waist belt! I don’t know how I could buy a carrier without a waist belt. I knew it’s important but I had…

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