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Hi there – I’m Kelly!  After teaching for seven years, I entered the world of being a stay-at-home mom when my son was born. You might even see him make an appearance on the blog or on Instagram every once in awhile! And being a boy-mom has taught me everything and more that I will ever need to know about insects (yuck), construction vehicles, and the solar system.

TypicallySimpleKelly- squareOur little family of three lives in the Chicago suburbs with our two cats and the many random insects that somehow become “pets” for a day or two. Most of our free time is spent outside, whether it’s biking at the trail or DIY-ing our yard. My husband also works from home, so we get to spend a lot of time together as a family!

I started this blog when my son was born as a way to “keep my sanity” and share some of the projects I was working on.

Typically Simple has evolved into a place where I share simple ways to infuse a little creativity into an already busy day. Because I know how tough it can be to do that craft project with a wiggly three year old. Or how trying to get dinner on the table with someone playing cars under your feet is a daily occurrence.

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Typically Simple provides ideas for crafting with kids, hands-on activities, and fun printables to make learning fun for the whole family.

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You can also email me directly at Kelly{at}TypicallySimple{dot}com.