Parenting

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Jan
31
2014

Love Louder Project: Love Your Family + Win $50!

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Love Louder Project - The Peaceful Mom

It’s almost February and time for Valentine’s Day, which just happens to be my all-time favorite holiday. What’s not to love? Chocolate, flowers, hearts and the color pink! This year I have decided to celebrate the entire month, but not by indulging in heart-shaped candy. I plan on celebrating by intentionally loving my family better […]

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Nov
22
2013

Free Online Chore Chart for Kids!

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If you are a busy mom (what mom isn’t?), then you know the challenges of keeping your home clean and organized. It’s important to get your entire family involved. My Job Chart is a FREE online chore chart that motivates your kids and allows them to earn rewards that they can save, donate to charity, or […]

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Oct
16
2013

Purposeful Parenting: A Lesson I Learned This Week

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Breyer Horses

If you read the Breyer Horse story, then you know that my daughter is a HUGE horse lover and Breyer Horse fan. Unfortunately Breyer Horses can be quite expensive, and especially the accessories, so we have just waited and prayed about items that my daughter wants. A couple of months ago, a sweet friend gave […]

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Sep
05
2013

FREE Printable Kids Chore Organizers

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Now that school is back in session, you are probably trying to get your family back into a routine. Toni from a Bowl Full of Lemons has a great set of FREE printable kids chore organizers to help you get your kids on track for the new school year. Click here to print yours.   Don’t […]

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Aug
26
2013

Life with an Aspie (How I Manage the Teen Years)

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Aspergers The Teen Years

My teenage son has Asperger’s Sydrome (an autism spectrum disorder). I don’t write very much about it for privacy reasons, but I know there are many families dealing with Aspergers and I thought that maybe I could be an encouragement to some of you with a few things that I have learned over the years. […]

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Aug
13
2013

Back to School: Organize Your Middle Schooler

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Organize Your Middle Schooler - The Peaceful Mom

Editor’s Note: Whether you are a public school or home school mom, organizing your middle schooler can be one of the toughest parts of your job. Today’s Post by Contributor Lisa Woodruff from Organize 365 can help you do just that! ________________________________ My Organization Story When my children were younger, I used every ounce of […]

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Jul
11
2013

Summer Crafts for Teens: Twine Covered Bottle

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Crafts for Teens-Twine Covered Bottle (1)--The Peaceful Mom

Summer Crafts for Teens:    Want to connect with your teens and pre-teens this summer? To help you, I am sharing electronic-free, budget-friendly crafts for you and your teens to do together (or for them to do alone if you like). Our versions tend to be more “girly”, but you can easily adapt the crafts to […]

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Jul
04
2013

Summer Crafts for Teens: How To Make A MiniZine

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

How To Make a MiniZine--The Peaceful Mom

Summer Crafts for Teens:  How To Make A MiniZine Want to connect with your teens and pre-teens this summer? For the next few weeks I will be sharing electronic-free, budget friendly crafts for you and your teens to do together (or for them to do alone if you like). See all the Summer Crafts for Teens posts  here. […]

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Jun
25
2013

Summer Crafts for Teens: Memory Jar

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Summer Crafts for Teens--Memory Jar (1)--The Peaceful Mom

Summer Crafts for Teens: Memory Jar Want to connect with your teens and pre-teens this summer? For the next few weeks I will be sharing electronic-free, budget friendly crafts for you and your teens to do together (or for them to do alone if you like). Our versions tend to be more “girly”, but you […]

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Sep
17
2012

Purposeful Parenting: Driving Lessons

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Life Lessons as I Teach my Son to Drive - The Peaceful Mom

Purposeful Parenting–Making the most of the years of influence. You may have seen in my Weekly Plan posts that I am teaching my son to drive. We have decided to take it slowly, making sure that he is as ready as possible to take the wheel by himself (after all I have heard that the […]

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DIY Mom & Daughter Date Journal (with FREE printables!) Want a fun way to show your love to your daughter? Try a Mom and Daughter Date Journal! Spending intentional time with our daughters when they are young helps them to know they are special and creates a bond that we need when our girls reach […]

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Jun
17
2012

Happy Father’s Day!

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

  Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! I don’t know if you’ve seen 50 Rules for Dads of Daughters yet, but it’s especially appropriate today. Have a great day honoring the fathers in your life!   Like this? Share!

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