If I Could Tell my Teenage Self Anything.

There’s no doubt about it, the teenage years are rough. 20 people shared with me what they would say to their teenage self if they could go back.


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Yes, My Hands are Full

You have your hands full.

If you are a parent or a caregiver, chances are you have heard this phrase a time or two. It seems if you have more than two children in your care, then your hands are automatically deemed full.

This phrase doesn’t bother me. I actually take it as a complement.

My hands are full.

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What is the Peaceful Nest?

Read about what the peaceful nest is and the writer behind the blog.

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12 Ways to Be A More Peaceful Mom

Do you struggle with creating a peaceful atmosphere? Do you long to be a more peaceful mom? Here are 12 ways to accomplish that today!

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The Simple Way I Potty Trained My Two Year Old

Having trouble potty training your child? Here is the simple way I potty trained my two year old.

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I Allow My Child Dress Herself. Here Is Why.

Do you allow your child to dress themselves?

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We Don’t Shelter Our Children. Here is Why.

Today we have an epidemic. Most people see it. Those who do not see it are in denial and quite possibly part of the problem. When you have grown ups believing it is ever okay to throw a drink at someone’s face because you disagree with their political views then there is a huge problem. […]

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Raising Kind Children

I don’t know about you, but I desire to raise kind children. Children who grow up to become kind adults. Adults who are kind to strangers in the street, adults who are kind to their families. I desire to raise kind humans. I know I am not the only one who strives to do this […]

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Do Routines Really Work?

I have a confession to make. My family has to think I’m a tad bit nutty. No, they would never admit it. I’ve asked them point blank before if they were concerned about my mental state. They have always denied the accusation. Why would they think I was loco, you ask? Because I put my […]

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