Back-to-School Printables: Lunchbox Notes & School Year Signs

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: The back-to-school season comes with all sorts of different emotions... excitement, fear, anticipation, eagerness, anxiety. And those emotions aren't just for the kids! It's hard for many parents to make the back-to-school transition. There are lunches to pack, homework to oversee, and…

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How To Have A Simple, Organized School Year

The following post is from Kat of Inspired To Action: As the summer winds down and the school year quickly approaches, we turn our thoughts from sunscreen and swimsuits to pencil boxes and backpacks. But if we're not careful, the avalanche of paperwork that tends to come home in those backpacks can quickly overwhelm us.…

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Battling the Urge to “Keep Up With The Joneses”

For many people, the biggest obstacle to simple living is feeling like they have to justify their decisions to the people around them. Although I don't get where this "keeping up with the Joneses" mentality comes from, I say that not with judgment or contempt but as someone who's struggled with those feelings myself. I…

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Mothering Through The Storm

The following post is from Amanda of OhAmanda.com and Impress Your Kids: The lightning struck their kitchen. The refrigerator exploded. The faucets and lightbulbs melted. The food, scattered papers, and personal belongings were petrified. Then the fire began -- it spread via the ceiling and attic, pushing flames and smoke through the entire house. And…

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Minimalism Our Way

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: In May 2008, my family of four decided to become minimalist. And since then, we have been on a journey to define what that means. We live in suburbia. We have two small children. We are active in our community. We love to entertain and show…

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