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Enough — 6 Things Kids REALLY Need *Loving this post and this Becoming UnBusy site
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Enough — 6 Things Kids REALLY Need

Less is more. Below Happiness is Here shares six things kids really need (and they’re free).  . . . Winnie the Pooh was my first mistake. On my first daughter’s very first Christmas I bought her a walking talking Winnie the Pooh. She couldn’t care less. In fact, I think […]

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Sometimes the Hardest Obstacle to Overcome is Ourselves

The journey to Becoming UnBusy for me started with frustration and anger—and (honestly) quite a bit of profanity. A close friend recommended the book The Art of Non-Conformity. This short guide touts that through intentional daily actions you can live the alternative lifestyle of your choice. The more author Chris Guillebeau talked about his life of travel […]

Modern Minimalism

How Our Quest for Simplicity Began

This was NOT my life plan. . . . My childhood was spent stomping around an old Victorian farmhouse. I grew up with stained glass windows, ornate handcrafted woodwork, and a huge front porch with a swing. Of course, nothing in life is quite as rosy as it seems. I […]