Parenting

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6 Ways to Help Your Child Sleep Better  - The Peaceful Mom

It’s that time of year again, time to get the kids back on track after a summer filled with late nights and lazy mornings (yuk!). A relaxed summer is a much needed break from routine, but getting your kids back on a schedule can be difficult. We all know that it has to be done […]

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Jul
15
2014

Why I Start My Day WITHOUT Technology

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Why I Start My Day WITHOUT Technology (and maybe you should too) - The Peaceful Mom

I see you on that smart phone. Or maybe it’s a tablet or a laptop. Hey, I’m all about technology. I can find information in a flash, connect with my best friend from elementary school and laugh at pointless cat videos until my sides hurt. But I can also miss out on the most important parts […]

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Why Your Kids Need a Summer Routine - The Peaceful Mom

3 Reasons Your Kids Need a Summer Routine It’s summertime and that means no homework and lots of time for fun. It can also mean mom feeling frazzled and overwhelmed. To experience less of those crazy days you may want to consider a summer routine for your family. Scheduling your carefree summer days may not sound […]

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Toddler with Phone

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kajeet. All opinions are 100% mine. Okay, so we are those conscientious parents who said our children would not have a cell phone until they could pay for it themselves. We wanted to teach them responsibility and help them to realize that cell phones are […]

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Jun
04
2014

How Do You Inspire Your Child?

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Making a Dream Come True

This post brought to you by New York Life. All opinions are 100% mine. How do you inspire your child? Just like this dad, you probably have dreams and aspirations for your children. You want them to have a good life and to reach their full potential, but how do you inspire them to think […]

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Apr
29
2014

How My 18 Year Old Bought a New Car with Cash

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How My 18 Year Old Bought a Car with Cash - The Peaceful Mom

If you’ve been a parent longer than ten minutes then you know that parenting is difficult and things don’t always go as planned - like the time I took my newborn to visit Daddy at work but forgot the extra set of clothes. Needless to say Junior had a bodily discharge of ginormous proportions on the […]

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Mar
27
2014

Why You Are Not a Failure As A Mom

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Why You Are Not A Failure As A Mom - The Peaceful Mom -

You may have never said it out loud, but deep down you feel like a failure and you’ve created a long checklist of why you fail as a mom.     1.  You don’t feed your children 100% all natural food and have actually served macaroni and cheese from a box. 2. You have piles […]

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Feb
27
2014

Free Online Game for Kids from National Geographic

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Are you looking for a fun, safe, free online game for your kids? Animal Jam is an online virtual playground for children who love animals and the outdoors, and is the result of an ongoing creative collaboration between Smart Bomb Interactive and National Geographic Society. Their goal is to provide a fun, exciting, and safe environment […]

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Feb
17
2014

Love Louder: My Week 3 Projects

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Love Louder Project - The Peaceful Mom

It’s February and this year I have decided to celebrate the entire month by intentionally loving my family better with my Love Louder Project. My goals for this project are to share my love with my family in a “louder” way — to be more intentional and obvious about letting them know how much I […]

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Feb
11
2014

Love Louder: My Week 2 Projects

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Monte Cristo Sandwich with Fontina Cheese from The-Peaceful-Mom

I’m celebrating the entire month of February by intentionally loving my family better with my Love Louder Project. My goal for this project is to love my family in a “louder” way – to be more intentional and obvious about letting them know how much I care for and appreciate them. For the next four […]

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Feb
06
2014

Send More Love!

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Love Louder Project - The Peaceful Mom

This post brought to you by Treat.com. All opinions are 100% mine. This week as a part of my Love Louder Project “Encouraging Words” theme, I decided to mail Valentine’s Day cards to my family. Yes, I could simply hand them to my family members, but I mailed them because it”s much more fun to get something […]

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Feb
03
2014

Love Louder: My Week 1 Projects

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Love Notes 1 - The Peaceful Mom

It’s February and this year I have decided to celebrate the entire month by intentionally loving my family better with my Love Louder Project. My goal for this project is to share my love with my family in a “louder” way – to be more intentional and obvious about letting them know how much I […]

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