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Confessions of a Blogger - What Real Life Looks Like - The Peaceful Mom

I recently received an email that went something like this: I loved your recent decorating post. Your house looks beautiful and you make all this seem easy, but I feel frustrated because what you present on your blog seems so out of reach for me. I want to be a good wife and mom, find […]

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How to Host a Fabulous Party for Less - The Peaceful Mom

We recently hosted a budget-friendly theme party for my daughter’s 16th birthday and today I wanted to share some of the fun with you so you can see how to host a party for less (without looking cheap). We don’t celebrate birthdays with parties every year, but we like to make a big deal for […]

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May
02
2014

3 Ideas That Are Changing My Life

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Take the Risk to Blossum - The Peaceful Mom

I don’t know about you, but I am personally not a huge fan of change. Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately) change is inevitable and to truly live I need to learn and grow. As a part of my growing process I attended the Launch Conference last month to learn about how to be a more professional […]

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Apr
29
2014

How My 18 Year Old Bought a New Car with Cash

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

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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Apr
26
2014

Get Organized: My Personal Planner Update (pt. 2)

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Get Organized - My Planner Update - The Peaceful Mom

A couple of months ago I shared my new planner with you (click here to read more), and earlier this week I shared my latest planner updates here. Using a planner helps you to stay focused on your goals and to schedule your priorities so that you can live your true values. Whether you use […]

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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

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

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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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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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   Like this? Share!

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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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