For many families, especially with school-aged children, this time of year seems to be more busy. The biggest thing that I have found to help our evenings run smoothly is to have a simple method of meal planning. When my husband and I were both working full time, with no kids in the picture, it […]
From carving pumpkins to cozy sweaters.. there’s something for everyone to love about fall! In this house, we love the time spent together doing activities we each enjoy. This year we decided to come up with a “Fall Bucket List” as a way to make sure we get to do all the things we hope to […]
This morning I dropped off my son at elementary school for his first day of first grade! It was such a bittersweet moment for me as a mom. He was so excited, without an ounce of fear or hesitation, just excitement for what the day was going to bring. And at the same time, I […]
Our family has grown a vegetable garden every summer for the past five years. The first year, we were new parents with a one-year-old veggie loving little boy. At the grocery store we were spending more and more to feed his growing appetite, trying to buy organic as much as we could afford. At that point we […]
As the summer is quickly coming to an end, we have begun the transition to more structure for the school year. My son did a wonderful job transitioning to full school days for kindergarten, but it was exhausting for everyone. Then, in the middle of the school year, his world was changed again as he […]
At night I used to find myself reflecting on the day and trying to figure out exactly what I had spent the past 14 hours doing. As a stay-at-home mom, it seemed like all I was doing was meeting the basic needs of my kids (and sometimes myself). I was spending my days feeling like […]
My name is Caitlin and I am a stay-at-home mom to two beautiful children. I am reaching out through the digital world to you to share my journey to create simplicity and balance. My goal along the way is to inspire others to feel empowered to make this shift in their life as well. I […]
Hi there! I am Caitlin, the Simply Balanced Mama. I’m on a mission to create balance for myself and my family through simplifying our daily life to allow more time for activities we truly enjoy. I would love for you to join me on this journey!
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