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Thrive by living with less. Minimalism is more of a way of life than a goal to be reached. We need little reminders to help keep perspective and focus on what’s important to us. The Minimalist Moms podcast helps you aspire toward minimalism and simplify your life and home. Join host, Diane Boden, as she talks to a variety of expert guests covering all things minimalism, intentionality and simple living.

My Goal = Think More + Do with Less

Minimalist Moms Diane Boden

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.7 • 875 Ratings

Thrive by living with less. Minimalism is more of a way of life than a goal to be reached. We need little reminders to help keep perspective and focus on what’s important to us. The Minimalist Moms podcast helps you aspire toward minimalism and simplify your life and home. Join host, Diane Boden, as she talks to a variety of expert guests covering all things minimalism, intentionality and simple living.

My Goal = Think More + Do with Less

    Mindful Spending: Transform Your Financial Life with Brad Nelson (EP340)

    Mindful Spending: Transform Your Financial Life with Brad Nelson (EP340)

    What does financial freedom mean to you? I'm thrilled to have Brad Nelson, founder of Debt Free Dad, join us for a deep dive into achieving financial freedom. Brad shares his expertise on overcoming impulsive spending habits and highlights the significance of setting clear financial goals tailored to your vision of financial freedom. He delves into the practice of mindful spending, advising listeners to pause before making purchases to ensure thoughtful decision-making. Tune in to discover how small, consistent changes can compound over time, leading to substantial improvements in your financial well-being.
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    Links Discussed in This Episode

    Order a Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living and Parenting with Simplicity


    Diane's Resource: Father's Day Unending Card (Instagram Post)

    Brad's Resource: Book: The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy


    Connect with Brad:

    Podcast: Debt Free Dad


    Website

    Instagram


    Episode Sponsors |
    The Minimalist Moms Podcast would not be possible without the support of weekly sponsors. Choosing brands that I believe in is important to me. I only want to recommend brands that I believe may help you in your daily life. As always, never feel pressured into buying anything. Remember: if you don't need it, it's not a good deal!


    Crunch Labs / Purchase this limited Camp CrunchLabs subscription and get 2 boxes free (a $60 value) go to crunchlabs.com/ MINIMALIST to sign your kids up for Camp CrunchLabs today! 


    Betterhelp | This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/ MINIMALIST and get on your way to being your best self.


    Puori | Don’t miss out! Use promo code MINIMALIST at Puori.com/MINIMALIST



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    Post a review and share it! If you enjoyed tuning into this podcast, then do not hesitate to write a review. You can also share this with your fellow mothers so that they can be inspired to think more and do with less. 
    Order (or review) my book, Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting With Simplicity.

    Questions?
    You can contact me through my website, find me on Instagram, or like The Minimalist Moms Page on Facebook.

    Checkout the Minimalist Moms Podcast storefront for recommendations from Diane.

    Need help decluttering? I'm here to help! If you’ve been struggling with motivation to declutter, I’d love to help you achieve your goals in your home. We’ll work together (locally or virtually) to discover what areas in your home are high priority to get you feeling less overwhelmed right away. For more info on my processes, fees, and availability please contact!


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    • 34 min
    Going Deeper: Building a Business: Navigating Friendship, Challenges, and Growth in Podcasting with Margaret Ables+ Amy Wilson

    Going Deeper: Building a Business: Navigating Friendship, Challenges, and Growth in Podcasting with Margaret Ables+ Amy Wilson

    In this conversation, Margaret and Amy discuss their experience of going into business together as friends, emphasizing intentionality and complementary skills in their partnership. Despite challenges, they have adapted and grown, ultimately establishing their own podcast network. They stress the importance of profitability in creative endeavors and encourage listeners to value their work, offering advice on overcoming common blockades women face in doing so.
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    Links Discussed in This Episode

    Order a Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living and Parenting with Simplicity

    Previous Episode: EP118: Children, Small Spaces and Too Much Stuff with Margaret Ables and Amy Wilson


    Puori Discount Code: MINIMALIST

    Connect with Margaret + Amy:

    Podcast: What Fresh Hell


    Instagram

    Website


    Enjoy this Podcast?
    Post a review and share it! If you enjoyed tuning into this podcast, then do not hesitate to write a review. You can also share this with your fellow mothers so that they can be inspired to think more and do with less. 
    Order (or review) my recent book, Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting With Simplicity
    Questions? You can contact me through my website, find me on Instagram, or like The Minimalist Moms Page on Facebook.
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    Checkout the Minimalist Moms Podcast storefront for recommendations from Diane.
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    The Minimalist Moms Podcast would not be possible without the support of weekly sponsors. Choosing brands that I believe in is important to me. I only want to recommend brands that I believe may help you in your daily life. As always, never feel pressured into buying anything. Remember: if you don't need it, it's not a good deal!
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    • 44 min
    The Opt-Out Family | How to Give Your Kids What Technology Can't with Erin Loechner (EP339)

    The Opt-Out Family | How to Give Your Kids What Technology Can't with Erin Loechner (EP339)

    We've all heard the mind-boggling statistics about technology and social media use. The numbers don't lie; our obsession with smartphones and social media is slowly eroding the very essence of our homes and families. We see it. We feel it. We know it.
    So what do we do about it?
    Erin Loechner, a former social media influencer, author, and trailblazer, offers valuable insights from her personal experience with the benefits and drawbacks of social media. She shares strategies used by tech experts and platform specialists, enabling you to leverage their billion-dollar playbook to engage your family meaningfully away from screens.
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    Links Discussed in This Episode

    Order a Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living and Parenting with Simplicity


    Diane's Resource: Shampoo Bar


    Previous Episode: EP200: Intentional Learning at Home at Erin Loechner


    Book: The Anxious Generation by Jonathan Haidt


    Book: Hunt, Gather, Parent by Michaeleen Doucleff


    Erin's Resource:

    Connect with Erin:

    Website

    Other Goose

    Book: The Opt-Out Family by Erin Loechner



    Episode Sponsors |
    The Minimalist Moms Podcast would not be possible without the support of weekly sponsors. Choosing brands that I believe in is important to me. I only want to recommend brands that I believe may help you in your daily life. As always, never feel pressured into buying anything. Remember: if you don't need it, it's not a good deal!


    Betterhelp | This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/ MINIMALIST and get on your way to being your best self.


    Puori | Don’t miss out! Use promo code MINIMALIST at Puori.com/MINIMALIST



    OSEA | Get 10% off your first order sitewide with code MINIMALIST at OSEAMalibu.com



    Enjoy this Podcast?
    Post a review and share it! If you enjoyed tuning into this podcast, then do not hesitate to write a review. You can also share this with your fellow mothers so that they can be inspired to think more and do with less. 
    Order (or review) my book, Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting With Simplicity.

    Questions?
    You can contact me through my website, find me on Instagram, or like The Minimalist Moms Page on Facebook.

    Checkout the Minimalist Moms Podcast storefront for recommendations from Diane.

    Need help decluttering? I'm here to help! If you’ve been struggling with motivation to declutter, I’d love to help you achieve your goals in your home. We’ll work together (locally or virtually) to discover what areas in your home are high priority to get you feeling less overwhelmed right away. For more info on my processes, fees, and availability please contact!


    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 41 min
    Four Pillars of a Simple Summer with Desirae Endres (EP338)

    Four Pillars of a Simple Summer with Desirae Endres (EP338)

    Today, we're planning our summer! Joining me for the conversation is host of the Minimal-ish podcast, Desirae Endres! Instead of traditional scheduling, Desirae shares her four pillars of minimal-ish living to help shape the summer season. We chat balancing flexibility and structure, creating simple routines, prioritizing family connections, and finding time for friendships. I hope this episode is helpful to you as you kick off your own minimal(ish) summer!
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    Links Discussed in This Episode

    Order a Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living and Parenting with Simplicity


    Diane's Resource: The Comfort Crisis by Michael Easter

    Desirae's Resource: Hoopla | Libby | Epic


    Connect with Desirae:

    Instagram

    Website

    Podcast: Minimal-ish



    Episode Sponsors |
    The Minimalist Moms Podcast would not be possible without the support of weekly sponsors. Choosing brands that I believe in is important to me. I only want to recommend brands that I believe may help you in your daily life. As always, never feel pressured into buying anything. Remember: if you don't need it, it's not a good deal!


    Betterhelp | This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/ MINIMALIST and get on your way to being your best self.


    Puori | Don’t miss out! Use promo code MINIMALIST at Puori.com/MINIMALIST



    OSEA | Get 10% off your first order sitewide with code MINIMALIST at OSEAMalibu.com



    Enjoy this Podcast?
    Post a review and share it! If you enjoyed tuning into this podcast, then do not hesitate to write a review. You can also share this with your fellow mothers so that they can be inspired to think more and do with less. 
    Order (or review) my book, Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting With Simplicity.

    Questions?
    You can contact me through my website, find me on Instagram, or like The Minimalist Moms Page on Facebook.

    Checkout the Minimalist Moms Podcast storefront for recommendations from Diane.

    Need help decluttering? I'm here to help! If you’ve been struggling with motivation to declutter, I’d love to help you achieve your goals in your home. We’ll work together (locally or virtually) to discover what areas in your home are high priority to get you feeling less overwhelmed right away. For more info on my processes, fees, and availability please contact!


    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 43 min
    Going Deeper: Choosing Quality Over Quantity (In Most Things) Can Improve Wellbeing with Oliver Amdrup

    Going Deeper: Choosing Quality Over Quantity (In Most Things) Can Improve Wellbeing with Oliver Amdrup

    Going Deeper episodes will be less structured with a more conversational tone. These conversations will focus on interesting people I've come across that share similar values, perspectives and intentions expressed on the Minimalist Moms Podcast.
    Joining me for today is founder of Puori, Oliver Amdrup. Oliver is passionate about health and wellness, with a mission to bring transparency to the food supplement industry. He emphasizes the importance of prioritizing quality over quantity and highlights the need for consumers to be aware of potential contamination in their food and supplements. As an entrepreneur and father of three, Oliver shares his approach to living an intentional life, which includes reflecting on the past year and setting goals for the future. He also discusses the principles of stoicism and how they can be practically applied in daily life. 
    Previous Going Deeper Episodes:
    Leaving Corporate for a More Intentional Career with Sarah Hollingsworth
    Unschooling with Leah McDermott
    My Parent is a Hoarder with Tara Clark

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    Links Discussed in This Episode

    Order a Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living and Parenting with Simplicity


    Book: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius


    Ryan Holiday

    Book: The Daily Stoic


    Podcast: The Daily Stoic


    Puori Protein + Products

    Connect with Oliver:

    Website: www.Puori.com


    IG: @Puorilife & @oliveramdrup



    Enjoy this Podcast?
    Post a review and share it! If you enjoyed tuning into this podcast, then do not hesitate to write a review. You can also share this with your fellow mothers so that they can be inspired to think more and do with less. 
    Order (or review) my book, Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting With Simplicity.

    Questions?
    You can contact me through my website, find me on Instagram, or like The Minimalist Moms Page on Facebook.

    Checkout the Minimalist Moms Podcast storefront for recommendations from Diane.

    Need help decluttering? I'm here to help! If you’ve been struggling with motivation to declutter, I’d love to help you achieve your goals in your home. We’ll work together (locally or virtually) to discover what areas in your home are high priority to get you feeling less overwhelmed right away. For more info on my processes, fees, and availability please contact!


    Episode Sponsors |
    The Minimalist Moms Podcast would not be possible without the support of weekly sponsors. Choosing brands that I believe in is important to me. I only want to recommend brands that I believe may help you in your daily life. As always, never feel pressured into buying anything. Remember: if you don't need it, it's not a good deal!
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 27 min
    Managing the Mental Load: Shared Responsibilities in Relationships with Tracy Dalgleish (EP337)

    Managing the Mental Load: Shared Responsibilities in Relationships with Tracy Dalgleish (EP337)

    Joining me for her second appearance on the show is Dr. Tracy Dalgleish. In this episode, we explore the concept of keeping score in relationships and the mental load that women often carry. We also discuss the need for open communication, conflict resolution, and the importance of connection in relationships.
    Is this something you struggle with in your own marriage? Or perhaps this information could be helpful as you support a friend in your life. Either way, you’ll walk away with tips to implement right away!
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    Links Discussed in This Episode

    Order a Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living and Parenting with Simplicity


    Diane's Resource: Minimalist Moms Storefront


    EP294: I Didn't Sign Up for This: Exploring Real Couples Therapy

    Book: Fair Play by Eve Rodsky


    Book: The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner


    Connect with Tracy:

    Instagram

    Website

    Book: I Didn't Sign Up For This



    Enjoy this Podcast?
    Post a review and share it! If you enjoyed tuning into this podcast, then do not hesitate to write a review. You can also share this with your fellow mothers so that they can be inspired to think more and do with less. 
    Order (or review) my book, Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting With Simplicity.

    Questions?
    You can contact me through my website, find me on Instagram, or like The Minimalist Moms Page on Facebook.

    Checkout the Minimalist Moms Podcast storefront for recommendations from Diane.

    Need help decluttering? I'm here to help! If you’ve been struggling with motivation to declutter, I’d love to help you achieve your goals in your home. We’ll work together (locally or virtually) to discover what areas in your home are high priority to get you feeling less overwhelmed right away. For more info on my processes, fees, and availability please contact!


    Episode Sponsors |
    The Minimalist Moms Podcast would not be possible without the support of weekly sponsors. Choosing brands that I believe in is important to me. I only want to recommend brands that I believe may help you in your daily life. As always, never feel pressured into buying anything. Remember: if you don't need it, it's not a good deal!
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
875 Ratings

875 Ratings

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Love!

Love this podcast. Thoughtfully structured and not rambling. I’m not religious, and love that she carves out “niche” topics on Christianity in separate episodes.

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Easy listening

Love the conversationalist style and easy flow of the podcast. I love that she doesn’t wander around, they stay on topic and have a lot of helpful and valuable information

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Best Podcast

This podcast is my absolute favorite! I love that it gives so much great info about minimalism and motherhood while also being realistic and not feeling judgy or overwhelming.

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