Motherhood & Minimalism

Motherhood & Minimalism - 10 tips for getting your kids to live a more minimal life

Throughout my path to living a more intentional life, I’ve found my biggest struggles to be with my little ones. I remember as a kid I’d hold on to everything. And by everything, I mean everything. My room was such a chaotic mess, no wonder I was a pretty angsty teen. Maybe it was the ‘teen‘ part, but one can never be sure. Now that I’m older, letting go of stuff isn’t hard at all, but it’s usually an uphill battle to work with my own children on learning to let go. Today I’m sharing a few tips that have helped me to help my little ones live a more minimal life as well.

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Lessons Learned from Self-Employment

7 Lessons Learned from Self-Employment

It’s been almost a decade since I started my first business. I spent years loving and learning photography, and in 2008, I launched my photography business. Two years later after being featured on Groupon, I was able to quit my full-time day job and replace it with my own photography business, and later on refocus on my blog. I’ve learned so much since then and today I’ve partnered with Capital One to share some lessons I’ve learned in self-employment.

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Mecca Hills Painted Canyon Ladder Hike

Mecca Hills Painted Canyon Ladder Hike near Palm Springs and Coachella Valley, California

After attending Alt Summit, my friend Sally and I spent an extra day in the Palm Springs area. One of our major bucket-list items was to do the Ladder Canyon hike at Mecca Hills Recreation Area. It was quite a drive from our hotel in Palm Springs, estimated around 40 minutes. The drive went by quickly and we soon found ourselves driving for miles on an unpaved desert road. Once we arrived, we headed off into the canyon, only to figure out that we went into the ropes canyon instead of the ladders.

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