Parenting

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.

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She’s Watching Me: Talking About Weight Loss Affects Our Children

"I lost fifteen pounds already." Says the girl who's only four... and my daughter. I ...
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Every Little Bit Helps

Hungry. Homeless. Sick. Scared. Alone. I live a privileged life. I don't live in a ...
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My Heart, My Tears, My Love…

My beautiful baby is almost three months old. She is growing and changing so fast that ...
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A Quiet Mommy Moment

I recently came across this poem and after a teary moment I thought I should ...
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Why I Allow My Children to Eat Dirt and Walk Barefoot

I recently visited a fellow blogger's site and enjoyed the pictures she had posted of ...
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What Have We Done?

Our home. Peaceful, quiet, playful and full of gentle laughter. Then the bubble burst. Our ...
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Random Thoughts After Having My Second Child

It is amazing how the "solitude" of having a baby can make so many thoughts ...
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How Long Could You Go Without Screen Time?

This question was posed at a recent screening that I attended of the fascinating Ground ...
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On Being A Mom

With Mother's Day around the corner, I felt compelled to share my own views on being a mom ...
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Are you looking for the perfect gift for your mom. You know the gift that makes your mom cry? Check out this suggestion for Mother's Day, your mom's birthday, or Christmas. This gift will surely be a sentimental treasure!

Make Your Mom Cry With this Perfect Gift!

I love finding the perfect gift for my mom. You know the one that the ...
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Parenting done right - we all strive for it. Have you ever thought there were some things you would NEVER do as a parent? Here is a list of things I've done - which I wouldn't have imagined doing prior to having kids!

When I Have Kids I’ll Never Do THAT!

The other day while waiting in line at the store, a preschool-aged child in the other line ...
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My Best Life: Quality Family Time

Last Week's StrategyLast week I reflected on all the wonderful people I know and I ...
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You've seen the stores full of books with tips on how to do life "right" and get "it" all done. Is it possible to live a balanced life? Can we do everything we want to do and accomplish all we want to accomplish? This post makes you ask yourself the question... is there such thing as a balanced life or is it a myth?

The Myth About Living A Balanced Life

I don't know who came up with it or where this originated from but I ...
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Santa Won’t Be Coming To Our House

Santa won't be coming to our house, this year or ever. This is a topic very ...
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The List of 5 Minute Fixes to Restore Calm

How do you keep up with the hectic pace of life? Children, marriage, work, activities, ...
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