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Apr
22
2014

Get Organized! My Personal Planner Update (pt. 1)

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Get Organized - My Planner Update - The Peaceful Mom

Get Organized! My Personal Planner Update A couple of months ago I shared my new planner with you (click here to read more). I realize that most of the world has gone digital and planning is primarily done on smart phones, but I personally love using a physical planner. I am a visual learner and […]

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Apr
21
2014

Why Do I Always Have to Learn the Hard Way?

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

The Most Important Task On Your To Do List - The Peaceful Mom

I re-learned an important lesson this week. A couple of weeks ago I talked to you about How to Stop the Busyness and Take Control of Your Life - and then I failed to take my own advice. After having spent five days away at a conference, my to do list was quite long: buy groceries do […]

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Apr
11
2014

The Most Important Task On Your To Do List

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The Most Important Task On Your To Do List - The Peaceful Mom

To Do Lists – We all have them whether they are actually written down or simply floating around in our heads. As moms, those lists fill up quickly: buy groceries wash uniforms prepare snacks for practice make dentist appointment pick up the dry cleaning fix dinner   It is all too easy to become distracted with […]

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Mar
27
2014

Why You Are Not a Failure As A Mom

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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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Mar
18
2014

How to Live Abundantly While Living On Less

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

How to Live ABUNDANTLY Living On Less - The Peaceful Mom

How to Live Abundantly While Living On Less Do you want to live a joy-filled, abundant life but you feel discouraged because your finances are not where you want them to be? It may seem contradictory to talk about living abundantly while living on less, but it is possible. In the book of John in […]

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Mar
14
2014

Thank You!

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Thank You

Thank you to everyone who so graciously helped out to send me to the public speaking conference by purchasing discounted books or making donations. We just made the registration deadline! I so appreciate your support of me and my dream to help women!   –Kimberlee  

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Hand Painted Note Cards - The Peaceful Mom

If you read my I Have a Dream Post here then you know that I am trying to raise money to attend a conference that will help me to gain the skills and tools necessary to reach more women with public speaking. My daughter has sweetly created hand painted note cards which she is giving me […]

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Mar
10
2014

I Have a Dream (and a plan!)

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half!

I am taking a risk today. I am being vulnerable and sharing something deeply personal. I have a dream, a vision, a deep passion to encourage, inspire and equip women to live intentionally with their time, money and relationships – their most important resources. One of the tools that I use to accomplish my vision […]

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Mar
04
2014

How I Overcome Financial Discouragement

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Overcome Financial Discouragement Video Screenshot - The Peaceful Mom

I was feeling a little discouraged today about our financial situation, so I reminded myself of a few ways to stay positive and I made a video to share them with you too. Click here if the video does not play in this window. Click here to subscribe to my You Tube Channel!     […]

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Feb
10
2014

My Weekly {thankfully feeling better!} Plan 2/10

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

DIY Ice Pack - The Peaceful Mom

Get Organized! Manage your time, simplify your life and live your true priorities with a weekly plan. Take a look at my plan and create your own with my FREE customizable planner! Read more details about how I plan here. If you’ve been following along for a few weeks then you know that I had […]

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My Cool Ride

Never a dull moment at our house! I am currently on day 10 of possibly three weeks or more of bed rest to heal my knee after I suffered a knee cap dislocation. As in, this A-type personality can’t really do ANYTHING at all. I am sure there is a lesson in there somewhere, like how […]

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Jan
13
2014

My Weekly {recovery} Plan 1/13

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

My Weekly Plan Button

Get Organized! Manage your time, simplify your life and live your true priorities with a weekly plan. Take a look at my plan and create your own with my FREE customizable planner! Read more details about how I plan here.   You know those days when things don’t quite go as planned? Well I had […]

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Jan
01
2014

Day One

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Dawn of a new year - The Peaceful Mom

Today is Day One. But I will tell you a secret … so is tomorrow.   Each day is a new page to be written on, a new beginning. What happened yesterday doesn’t matter. Today we can start again.   So if you’re worried that your intentions for the New Year won’t work out, don’t be. […]

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Dec
26
2013

My Word of the Year

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Word of the Year - The Peaceful Mom

As the year is winding down, I am in full “evaluate and plan” mode. I mentioned earlier this week (read more here) that a friend encouraged me to think and pray about choosing a “Word of the Year” to give me a focus for the next 365 days. Last year’s word was “more”, which was […]

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Dec
23
2013

The Year Of …

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

More Journal Page - The Peaceful Mom

Yes, I realize that it is Christmas Eve Eve, and I should probably be writing something jingly, sparkly or shiny, but honestly I am in more of a contemplative mode than a celebratory one. The end of the year always makes me evaluate the previous 365 days of my life. (I know, I am such a […]

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