Parenting… the education you didn’t expect, the love you never imagined, and the challenges you thought would break you. You’re not alone in this journey! Here’s a variety of articles, covering a range of topics, that have appeared on the pages of The Deliberate Mom.

Is there any kid's music that adults will actually enjoy? Children's music can be terribly annoying. Check out this list of children's albums that any adult will love!

Children’s Music That Parents Will Actually Love

I recently bought one of my favourite children's CDs to give to a friend and ...
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The Parenting Marathon

I'm not a runner. I tried. I wanted to be a runner. I wished to ...
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How do we spend intentional time with our children when we have so many other commitments? Check out this article for practical suggestions!

How to Spend More Intentional Time with Your Children

Moms are busy. There are countless activities vying for our intention. So how do we ...
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How to Create a Peaceful Day

How many times this week did you wake up and hit the ground running? Have you ...
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Mommy Bootcamp… One Month to Better Behaviour

About a month ago, I decided it was time to hit the reset button for ...
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A time change with kids can be torture. Whether you're springing forward or falling back, here are some tips to survive daylight saving time with kids.

How to Survive Daylight Saving Time (With Kids)

Daylight Saving Time. Twice a year we have to change our clocks and while the ...
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With all the parenting tips, parenting advice, and opinions on how to parent right, there is one very UNEXPECTED parenting lesson that every parent will learn and discover. Do you know what it is?!

The Most Unexpected Parenting Lesson Ever

I'm certain every parent has experienced it... that moment when you pull away from the ...
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We all make mistakes but did you know that admitting mistakes can make you a better mom?! You don't want to miss this post!

How Admitting Mistakes Can Make You a Better Mom

I don't even know how to begin to introduce Ruthie Gray from Rear. Release. Regroup ...
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Are you a night owl? Are your nights a blur and the chaos runs into the next day? That can change! Do these six things tonight for a better tomorrow!

Do These Six Things Tonight for a Better Tomorrow

What would you say if I told you that a good day actually starts with ...
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We love our children but have you ever thought of how you express love to your children? Check out these seven ways to let your kids know you love them!

7 Deliberate Ways to Express Your Love to Your Children

We love our children. We assume our children know they are loved. Do you ever ...
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At the end of the day are you burdened, exhausted, and overwhelmed? Do you need to rejuvenate? Here's how to plan the perfect mom retreat in 5 easy steps!

How to Plan the Perfect Mom Retreat in 5 Easy Steps!

At the end of the day when your head hits the pillow, are you burdened, ...
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Your child is sick. It's the middle of the night. You're fumbling in the darkness. Make scenarios like these much simpler to handle by creating a DIY emergency sick bag kit!

How to Assemble an Emergency Care Bag Kit

Groggy, I roll over and notice my husband stumbling out of bed. Someone is crying ...
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Did you write a birth plan? Here's what one mom wished she wrote in her hospital birth plan.

What I Wish I Had Written in My Birth Plan

The other day I was cleaning. *Insert: Oh help us... she was cleaning.* Of course, ...
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The Real Problem With Parents Nowadays

The Real Problem With Parents Nowadays

I'm a parent. I have issues. I have hang-ups. I struggle in this role I'm in ...
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I loved him so much and then he became the father of my children. My love for him multiplied. This is a letter to my husband on Father's Day.

A Letter to My Husband on Father’s Day

I caught a glimpse of our future in your eyes. As two friends huddled close ...
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