I was waiting in the checkout line at Whole Foods Market the other day and I found a beautiful new eco kids magazine called Natural Child World. It’s sort of like a minimalist shelter magazine for people with babies – ie, it’s stunning. If your children are driving you crazy by tossing food left and right and crashing toys into the floor, perhaps flipping through the pages of this magazine will help restore some sanity in your life. It’s $6.99 price would then be a bargain.
As someone with a toddler running around the house creating havoc I can really understand the need for a little order, as well as the need for some peace and simplicity. Having a child has definitely helped my wife and I simplify our lives. While the urge to hold on to everything is very strong with many of us, looking at the world through a child’s eyes really helps you get rid of things. The need to clear a healthy space for your new child is probably even stronger than the urge to hord. [Read more...]