Don’t Wait for the Perfect Moment

Do you keep waiting for “someday” when you’ll “have more time” to pursue your creative goals or life goals in general? When the kids are more independent, or when you aren’t so busy with work? I used to wonder when that day would come. I realized I was losing my creative spark, drying up inside…

For the Moms facing Invisible but Real Challenges

If you’re a mom with anxiety or depression, have kids with anxiety, SPD, OCD, ASD, ADHD or other “invisible” challenge like that…I get you. I normally write about decluttering, and that’s because I’ve found it to be a chip away at this big huge thing called stress in my life. Minimalism helps a bit…but sometimes,…

Declutter the Kitchen with Me!

Holiday baking season is in full swing! I especially love baking those gingerbread cookies…But I DON’T enjoy feeling overwhelmed by clutter, and it’s demotivating to try to work in a messy kitchen. Let’s clear that clutter and tackle 5 spaces in the kitchen today! #1. Start wherever is the most cluttered! (The visibility rule!) At…

Get Unstuck On Your Decluttering Journey!

It was several years ago, and I was miserable. Struggling with depression and anxiety compounded (or caused?) but hormone issues since my daughter was born, I couldn’t seem to keep up with my house AND my active toddler and preschooler. Something had to change because this momma had HAD IT! I thought, “I’ll just get…

Celebrating 200 Subscribers on YouTube!

At the moment I’m typing, I’m at 200 subscribers on my YouTube channel, Aim 4aCreativeLife. Considering that it takes 1000 subscribers and 4000 watch hours to become monetized, 200 is small beans for many but for me it’s a big deal! I’ve been faithfully posting videos weekly on Fridays for almost two years, and I…

Why Do I Struggle With Clutter?

Part of the reason I have my YouTube channel ( Aim 4aCreativeLife ) is because YouTube was a big motivator in my decluttering journey, and I wanted to in turn motivate others with my journey. I would watch minimalism and decluttering videos to get in the zone and help me form better ways of thinking…

Rescuing a Lady’s Parlor Chair

Since becoming an aspiring minimalist, I have been much more selective in my lifelong curbside-treasure hunting. Much to my hubby’s relief, my collecting habit has been broken for the most part due to my desire for a less cluttered home… But my rescuing heart is not so cold as to leave a gem like this…

Rejecting Princess Syndrome

You’ve heard of the Disney Princess syndrome, I bet, right? Where little girls raised watching fairy tale endings (usually a handsome prince falling in love with the princess and making her dreams come true) grow up believing a happily ever after ( i.e. contentment or sense of fulfillment) happens simply by being valued by another…

Moms Changing the Tide: Empowering Positive Body Image

You’ve heard the phrase, “Quarantine 15” haven’t you? You automatically know it’s talking about weight gain due to lockdown and snacking habits, I’m sure. But are kids oblivious to this world of body image issues and concern with weight and size? Often we hear “culture” is the biggest influencer on female body image. We can…