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5 Ways to Find Yourself

5 Ways to Find Yourself

5 Ways to Find Yourself

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One question we often ask is “how are you?” Some of us even keep ourselves in check by regularly saying “how am I doing?” But there is one crucial question we rarely ask ourselves: Who am I? I had asked that question a long time ago but I discovered lately that it is very beneficial to make that inquiry on a regular basis.

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Minimalism update -September 2014

Minimalism Update

In this video, I share my current thoughts surrounding my minimalism journey. This adventure started about 6 months ago by reading books, searching the web and stumbling upon useful articles such as 15 Clutter Busting Routines For Any Family by Joshua Becker. As you’ll see in the video, I share some of my struggles along with tips to encourage in your journey.

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The origin of JF

The Origins of JF

Baby JF

A few weeks ago, my aunt and my uncle celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. At the party, my cousin offered a simple but powerful toast. He expressed his gratefulness for the values he was taught, including the importance of a strong marriage and the respect of others. He also extended his gratitude to the grand-parents, aunts and uncles. And I must say that I feel the same about my parents and both sides of the family.

I recently tweeted “Dream big, make it happen, but never forget where home is!” . But one small tweet was not enough to express all I needed to express. To me, dreaming big is important and so is home which is my supportive family and friends.

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Tale of an Acorn

Tale of an Acorn


Parenting is hard work. I tried to think of many more eloquent ways to say it but no words can mask the truth that parenting is just plain hard. I have only been doing it for four years now but I can tell you that it is by far the most draining and challenging of tasks I have undergone in my life. In fact, some days it seems so overwhelming that I want to throw up my hands and say “I give up”. But I recently had a bit of an epiphany in regards to my purpose and I want to share it with you to encourage you in your parenting journey today.

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My Simple Christmas

Simplifying Your Playroom: Why Taking Away My Children’s Toys Doesn’t Make Me The Grinch

Thanks to Vanessa and Daniel Hayes of Simple Life Together for featuring a guest post from us. Go check it out and check out their fantastic podcasts full of practical and helpful information for simplifying your life.

In the fight against clutter there is an army that is hard to conquer. They’re big, noisy, relentless and… plastic. Yes, plastic. Parents can hardly remember a time when they could walk carefree through their living room without feeling like maneuvering through a minefield, calculating every step to avoid the painful *crunch* of a toy underfoot. But what are all of these toys and where did they come from? A more practical question still is how can we reduce them without causing a meltdown? Continue reading.