There are affiliate links in this post. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! Now that we have talked about what decluttering actually is, it is time to start the process of going through our homes and figuring out what is most important. There are so many articles and books written about the *right* way to declutter your home, and I will have a post in a couple days with … [Read more...] about 31 Days to Finding Freedom in Simplicity – Declutter Your Home
You had to know the D word was coming, didn’t you? Decluttering is something that is a bit of a buzz word these days. If you just declutter your home, life will become a happy place for you and your family. Of course that isn’t completely accurate, but decluttering is an important part in the simplicity process. Now, when we talk about decluttering, we do not mean MINIMALISM – … [Read more...] about 31 Days of Finding Freedom in Simplicity – Declutter or De-own
I have heard the term planning or personal retreat several times in the past couple of years. It always seemed like something that was not a right fit for me. Not because I didn’t want to participate in a weekend of personal introspection – I mean the idea of going to a hotel by myself for a weekend where I could just concentrate on all of the thoughts in my head without any … [Read more...] about What is a Planning Retreat and Why do I Need One?
This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I may receive a small commission. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! This month I have talked about all the ways that I am trying to set myself up for successful goal setting in the New Year. I have my word of the year, I have figured out what my long range goals are and I finally was … [Read more...] about Grace for Personal Goal Setting in the New Year
If there is one thing I learned on our long homeschool break over the holidays, it is that we needed a long homeschool break over the holidays. I really love year round homeschooling, but this fall was particularly difficult, and I knew that there would need to be changes come January. This past fall we had a great time. My husband ended up taking several long weekends during … [Read more...] about Homeschooling in the New Year – What Needs to Change
Creating white space in my days is one of my biggest goals this year. But what is white space? White space is that margin in your day, your breathing room. I know that probably sounds funny, why would you want to create white space in your day, but I realized during my year of action last year that I need that white space in order to be present in my life. I can’t continue to … [Read more...] about How to Create White Space in your Day and Why that is Important