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Scoot Over and Make Some Room

Stepping into new spaces can make anyone uncomfortable. For many of us, developing a relationship with an individual with special needs might be new territory. In today's episode, we have Mama/Author/Advocate Heather Avis sharing her ideas about raising kids with kindness and moving towards inclusion. "When we walk into the world with our children we ...

Q&A | How to Talk to Kids about Santa

Are you wondering how to talk to your kids about Santa? That's what we are chatting about today. Actually, I'm introducing something brand new today! Starting in 2020, I'll be adding a second weekly episode to the Simple Families Podcast. In addition to the regular weekly episode, I'll be adding a shorter form episode. Today, ...

Gillian's Story

In today's episode, I'm bringing you a Journey to Simplicity. I'm chatting with Dr. Gillian Goddard, a physician living outside of New York City with her husband and four kids. Although Gillian's life may feel anything but simple, she and her family have made strides towards finding the balance and rhythm that works for their ...

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A Few of My Favorite Things

Need some ideas for your holiday list this year? These are ten things that I own and love. I hope you will too! 1. My Favorite Clothing Accessory | Fanny Pack Fjallraven - Ulvo Hip Pack Medium My beloved. Yes, I just called a fanny pack "my beloved". If you have any reservations about the ...

10 Holiday Gifts That Focus on the Real Gifts

Want to learn more? You can also listen to this rather than reading. 1. Ocean Bingo + Sea Life Book That brings me to the first thing on my gift list this year, which is Ocean Bingo. Ocean Bingo is by a company called Laurence King. And they have a few different versions--Bird Bingo, Bug Bingo, and even ...

Holiday Gift Guide

Ready for a mindset shift around gifts this holiday season? In today's episode, we are discussing how to gift with intention. This includes shifting the conversation around gift-giving with your kids and choosing gifts that will keep-on-giving. I'm also sharing the 10 items on the Simple Families 2019 Holiday Gift Guide. Show Notes/Links Shifting the ...