Parenting Simple Living

How to Unplug Yourself to be More Present with Your Kids

Between our computers, smartphones, tablets, and TVs, we are constantly plugged in. It’s hard to imagine life without technology at this point. But the truth is that many of us grew up with very limited access to technology. Having a day without technology for many of us as kids was the norm. Now it’s hard […]

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Parenting Simple Living

16 Awesome Gentle Parenting Books for the Nurturing Parent

Gentle parenting is a new way of parenting for many of us, the research about the benefits of this style of parenting is still not widespread. I consider myself a practicing gentle parent. I’m not quite where I want, but I’m working on it.  (You can read about what I do when I mess up […]

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How to Green Your Thanksgiving this Year

Thanksgiving is a time for family, delicious food, and enjoying time spent together. However, the average Thanksgiving dinner we all know and love has some dirty laundry. It causes extra pollution, waste, and is harmful to the environment and possibly even our health. We can avoid this by making a few small changes to create an […]

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6 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

The holiday season is filled with all types of Christmas scents that bring the warmth of the holiday season to our homes. From warm cinnamon to crisp pine, there are so many options when it comes to Christmas smells. And it’s even more exciting that most of these lovely smells are natural! Scent is one […]

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Sharing the Joy of a Slow and Simple Christmas with Kids

The joy of a simple Christmas is something that often gets lost in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Many of us dislike all of the commercialism that surrounds the holidays.   It makes us lose sight of what the holidays are all about. And it seems to just get worse every year. […]

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Holiday Hygge: The Joys of a Simple Holiday

Have you heard of Hygge yet? Hygge is the Danish and Norwegian culture of simplicity, coziness, and finding joy in being together. Hygge is becoming a more familiar idea and popular philosophy because in our busy lives we are all in need of peace, comfort, and good experiences with each other. We’re looking for experiences […]

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