A minimalist mom’s approach to all that amazing art your child brings home…

I own a preschool. A preschool that believes in creative expression, collaborative project work, natural and loose parts exploration…we send home a lot of art. The children in our program are free to explore materials and create. We celebrate all pieces. Even the ones with just a single brush stroke across the page. Why? Because […]

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Children and Minimalism?

Is it easy explaining minimalism to your children? Nope. It’s not. BUT…I think because of my character, passion to help others learn, my educational background and my philosophy in teaching, it doesn’t seem impossible to try. I never tell them that this is going to be something they have to adopt. I just want them […]

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A conversation with my boys…

So many people often ask me how this movement towards a more minimalist lifestyle has affected my kids or what my children think of the whole pairing down and simplifying. The fact is that children are so adaptable. Unlike adults, children haven’t necessarily accumulated a ton of things or stuff. They have what they have […]

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