Simplicity Parenting Blog

Simplicity is a beautiful way of life.  It offers us the ability to create harmonious family rhythms and choose healthy ways of interacting with our children and families that honor who they are at their core.  A profound result of these interactions with our children is an improvement in the way in which children learn and absorb knowledge. By honoring the principles of simplicity, I have seen children’s capacity to learn and manage their emotions improve dramatically. Other wonderful improvements are their ability to: More easily focus Engage and access the creative parts of their brain when solving problems Communicate more clearly and effectively Overall, learn with more ease and confidence Living Simplicity allows for the reduction of the “noise” […]

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Simplicity, for me, means taking the pressure off.  Claiming space for what I need.  What our family needs.  Listening and trusting that inner voice.  Allowing myself to be.  To be present. To reduce the clutter, inner and outer.  To be conscious of what is here and now. Life and parenting can be hard at times, especially when we’re too stressed.  It can be hard to know what you need.  Hard to remember to trust your gut.  To hear what you already know to be true. When there’s too much going on, it can feel like too much to bear. I’ve been there. I’ve had moments where I’ve felt like it would be easier to have run away and wished for […]

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