Written on March 26, 2018 at 6:38 am, by Megan McCoy Dellecese
I don’t know about you guys, but the more kids we have, the more we seem to want to simplify our lives. At our house, I find that I carry less around in my diaper bag (aka my biggest handbag) with our third than I did with our first, we feel that we’ve hit our toy quota, and we seem to be in a constant (never ending?) state of purging.
I’ve read, seen, and heard a lot from the current generation of parents who seem to be dealing with a similar “simple is better” attitude. Many seem to want to enjoy the quality of life – their children, experiences, and memories – without the physical trappings that come with it. Hence things like tiny houses and Konmari.
This urge away from “stuff for stuff’s sake” can make holidays challenging. I’ll admit that I’m still working on handling the frustration when … Read More