family | parenting

What is Simplicity Parenting?

I’ve been sharing a lot about the Simplicity Parenting model for reducing familial stress. I thought today I would share the basics. The Cliff’s Notes version. What I am sharing is based on the book by Kim John Payne, and if you haven’t read it, I highly recommend borrowing it from your local library and […]

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Family Rhythm and Mealtime as an Anchor

I have been thinking a lot about our family rhythm and mealtimes. These are the ways our family moves day-to-day and stays somewhat balanced. My husband and I comment often about how much prep work it takes to keep our family moving along in a (somewhat) harmonious way. One thing we do is have our […]

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budget | family

Tips for Eating Well on a Budget

I can’t write a post about marriage without following up with a post about money. Tax time is always fun. Of course, I’m saying this tongue-in-cheek. For me, each year is a humbling experience when tallying up our expenses. Taxes this year prompted me to do a major budget overhaul. Gus and I have some […]

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Workin’ It: Tips for Working at Home

I decided to write this post because I have many conversations with women who are looking for work at home opportunities or say that they could never do it because of this or that. My husband and I both work at home, and I am sharing a few tips on how I do it as […]

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family | musings

Surprise, Surprise

October was a month for the books! My husband and I found out that we are expecting our second child together. It has been a bit of shock and awe, I have had emotional days of “what the hell are we thinking”, and of course bliss and being ecstatically happy. ┬áMentally I was not prepared […]

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