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We’ve Moved!!!

Minimalist Mama is now Minimalista Mama! After a few months of moving around, we’re excited about our new name and final location. Come join us at the new site – … Continue reading

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Tummy Time Tips

I was just hanging out with my friend and her baby and discussing tummy time, so I thought I’d share. (We talked about other stuff too. We’re interesting people. Really.) … Continue reading

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Share It Maybe!!

“You got cookie – share it maybe?” Loving, loving, loving this! Hooray, Sesame Street, you made my afternoon!

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Expectant Mamas: You Do Not Need a Humidifier

OK, maybe you do, but chances are, your infant does not. This is another item that is on a lot of “get this for your baby” lists and, for the life of me, … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Spinning Lights

In honor of our Independence Day, I’d like to suggest a toy that is anything but minimalist and definitely made in China, i.e. very American! The LED spinner or whatever … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Birthday Parties

Pages and pages have been written by moms much more organized than I am about how to manage all the birthday parties your child will be invited to and how … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Welcome!

Minimalist Mama is now a single site (instead of three!), so all you minimalist parents, expectant parents and lovely people who give those parents (and their kids) gifts can all … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Minimalism in a House with Kids

I just ran across Leo Babauta’s post on Keeping A Simple Home with Kids at Zen Habits. It’s a couple years old but not dated at all: great tips for small habits you can … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Traveling with Little Ones (a few basics)

Sorry to be off the grid for a few days: I had big plans to pre-write posts for my absence, but packing for our trip with the littlest flower girl … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kicky Pants Bamboo

Bamboo used to mean “pandas,” but it’s migrated away from the Asian bear market and is everywhere. With good reason: it’s a sustainable crop + it can be turned into … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Starting Solids

I was pretty concerned about Astrid’s transition to solids. First of all, I wasn’t a cook. I’m a big cold cereal girl. Providing balanced nutrition – and in the form … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Books: Butterfly Butterfly

We found Butterfly Butterfly at our local library last month and Astrid loved it. It’s your classic love story – girl plays with butterfly, loses butterfly, finds a bunch of other bugs, … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

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