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“Last Christmas my daughter received so many presents she was actually tired of opening them. We became worried that in subsequent years she’d begin to expect so much.” Stephanie explained she and her husband agreed to reduce the number of gifts for their children this year to four presents each. “For our oldest, we’ll give her something she needs, something she wants, something to read, and something to do.”
I had the pleasure of meeting Stephanie and her youngest a couple of months ago. A self-described incremental minimalist, she started a blog about simplifying life as a means of enjoying it more. While working to curb holiday excess in her own home, she realized others are likely trying to do the same and began a ‘Holiday Challenge’ for Moms to share practical ways to minimize during holiday season.
Stuff-overload is a common parenting frustration. From that first time traveling overnight with a baby to realizing your living space is mostly a playroom, Continue reading “Resist Holiday Excess! 3 Smart Strategies to Embrace Holiday Minimalism”