I am enough

Since my Ripley was born it has been 2 years, 3.5 months of waking every 1-2 hours. Sometimes I lose count of how many times I wake and other times I’m excited because it was only 3 times in a night. We have never had more than 5-6 hours of uninterrupted sleep since he was…

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Giving yourself permission

One thing I think many women struggle with is permission to let go of things they don’t want, like or need. Many of us were brought up with parents who accumulated a lot of stuff and those parents have often kept ‘everything’ from your childhood so your children can one day play with it too….

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Bringing minimalism to life

Practicing minimalism is helpful for me as a mother as it allows me the space to play with my child, to reduce the amount of time I spend cleaning or organising and most importantly for me, it reduces the stress I feel from a busy life.   However, items invariably start stacking up again in…

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A simple home

I have found that a simple home makes motherhood easier. There is a vast range of decluttering advice as well as recommendations on books and authors to read on topics from minimalism to meditation. Five benefits of a simple home for mothers: The less you own, the less you have to organise, clean or maintain….

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Decorating minimalist style

One thing about minimalism that can be surprising is that minimalists don’t fit in one box. We don’t all own a certain number of things or all live in tiny homes. It’s not an one-size-fits-all ideology. At the core of minimalism is the intention of living simply and intentionally. What that means to an individual…

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