Author Archive | Greer Caldwell

Why I Could Never Be a Minimalist

I Could Never Be a Minimalist

Minimalism: according to the first few hits of a google search, “Minimalism is a tool that can assist you in finding freedom. Freedom from fear. Freedom from worry. Freedom from overwhelm. Freedom from guilt. Freedom from depression. Freedom from the trappings of the consumer culture we’ve built our lives around. Real freedom.” Also, “…at its core, […]

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EVERYTHING IS A

Everything Is a Phase

You get plenty of advice any time you enter into a new phase of your adult life. There are books and websites and blogs and magazines devoted to guiding prospective students, newlyweds, first time home or car buyers, entrepreneurs, and divorcees. But I would argue that there is no milestone that solicits more advice, both […]

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Confessions of a Normal Mom

Confessions of a Normal Mom

I think the term “bad mom” is thrown around a little too lightly nowadays. It’s pretty hard to really and truly be a bad mom. Repeatedly and intentionally hurting your child or putting them in danger. Being consciously or maliciously neglectful or negligent. Those are the types of things I think we all can agree […]

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Daddy is not the

Daddy Is Not a Babysitter

Our family follows pretty stereotypical gender role assignments: I stay home with the kids and my husband works outside the home, “winning the bread” to support all of us. He commutes to work every day, sitting in meetings and taking conference calls. My house is my office, and my commute is the walk down the hallway […]

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