• Why We Homeschool our Children

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    Today I open up a new "tab" for Smallish, so to speak. This post shares why we chose to homeschool our children, at least for now. We have home schooled for three years, and this year we have hit a good groove. My kids are the ages of a kindergartner and a first grader, as well ...

  • Family Update and Happy New Year!

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    Hello everyone and Happy 2016! I know it's been weeks and weeks since I last posted. It turns out that raising four young people can be quite the rodeo. Who knew? ;) Although my mind swirls with topics to write about (if I was fortunate enough to get more than 6 hours of sleep the previous night), ...

  • To the Mom Who Lives in a Small Home

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    This goes out to all the moms (or dads!) out there who live in a small home... {Spoiler alert! This is an excerpt from a post for the Colorado Springs Moms Blog. Click here to read the whole thing.. :) } This goes out to all the moms out there who live in a small home... and ...

  • How to Write a Mommy-friendly To-Do List

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    I'm a list-lover. As someone who highly values productivity, the sight of a crossed-off list can be quite the rush for me. My daddy is the same way. Many of my early memories include him jotting tasks on a crinkled paper and pausing throughout the day to gleefully strike through an item. Writing lists is a ...

  • Our (Kind-Of) Minimalist Baby Necessities List

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    Hello! So Little Lady is now nearly FIVE MONTHS (whaaaa??). We are finally out of the first-weeks- survival-camp-mode, and I can think a little more objectively about that oh-so recent new baby phase. I recently wrote about having a baby in a small space and mentioned a couple material items we use. Everyone has their ...