push your crib right off a cliff (and your stroller too)

push your crib right off a cliff (and your stroller too)

I don’t think that strollers, cribs, playpens, bouncers, and walkers are bad, or that using them once in a while is terribly wrong. The problem is when we rely on them constantly, because when that happens we’re outsourcing ourselves to inanimate objects and putting unnecessary space in-between us and our little ones.

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minimalism with a baby (6th month edition)

minimalism with a baby (6th month edition)

I fall somewhere in between the “spark joy” philosophy and pure functionality. Not everything a human needs is going to spark joy (toilet paper? diapers??), and a lot of things that spark joy don’t do anything functionally. While these two things are opposites, together they create a really good framework when figuring out what goes, what stays, and what comes in.

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