Simple Living

Tips and encouragement for simple living. Take the overwhelm out of life!

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The best mom Advice Queen of the Household

  As I get ready for our second baby, I’ve been thinking back to some of the advice I was given as a first time mom. If you are a mom, you know how it goes. We all want to help each other out so we give advice about clothing, feeding, diapering …. you name

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Does your home seem frustrating and overwhelming at times? Check out this one simple habit to change that! Here is what you can do to have a more effecient, simple, stress free home.

Before becoming a stay at home mom, I was a teacher. My favorite grade to teach was 5th grade. However, there was one year in particular that a certain class gave me a run for my money! Everyday I came home exhausted and frustrated.  So one weekend I decided that I had enough! I sat

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Simplify Christmas by being intentional.

My favorite time at Christmas is the Christmas Eve candlelight service. I love when all the candles are lit and everyone sings “Silent Night”. It is such a calm moment, and it almost feels like time stands still. That feeling is such a contrast to all of the hustling and bustling during the month of

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Give everyone books for Christmas just personalize the gifts for each individual.

One of the best ways to save time (and sanity) on Christmas gift giving is to give theme gifts. This way everyone (or most everyone) on your list receives the same gift, but you can still personalize each gift to fit individual personalities. This works especially well, if you have a bunch of people on

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You DO have enough time!

  Do you ever feel like there just isn’t enough time? Maybe the to-do list is longer than your day. We all feel like this from time to time. Different seasons of our lives bring added responsibilities and new opportunities. But I don’t think that it is healthy to stay in a state of overwhelm

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Create a Balanced Life

As women we have so many roles that we fill. It can be overwhelming and exhausting at times. We manage the home, take care of our families’ needs, have responsibilities at work and church. You may even pay the bills, schedule appointments, take care of extended family members, chauffeur your family from place to place,

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I have found that if I don't have something for my toddler to do, he will find something that he is NOT suppose to do! Read these 9 activities that I do every day with my toddler.

Being the mom to a toddler is altogether exciting and exhausting! Unless my son is sleeping or strapped into his high chair, he is on the go, so I try to do as much as possible with him each day. If I don’t have something for my son to do, he will find something that