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Lisa Smith
I recently came across a concept that was so blow-your-mind-good I HAD to share. According to Carol Dweck Ph.D., an author & Stanford professor, most of us walk around with either a “fixed” or “growth” mindset. Dweck writes, “People with fixed mindset believe talents and abilities are inborn and carved in stone. Growth mindset people...
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Take a moment to fill in the blank…honestly I want my child to be ________! Maybe more calm? More gentle? More assertive? Less emotional? More creative? My instagram post (https://www.instagram.com/the_peaceful_parent/) today says… You cannot expect to raise calm and gentle kids, if you are not! (Author unknown) A friend recently shared this wisdom with me....
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A friend of mine recently posted this on her Facebook page…. “I totally screwed up as a mom this morning and the mom guilt is killing me.  The pressure of a constantly traveling husband, an upcoming move, and other everyday stuff was building and I didn’t notice how bad it had become. I should have known...
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I am in a few moms’ group on FB and I see Moms asking for parenting advice in the form of what should I do or what would you do in X situation. I am not a fan of asking this at all. Here is a question that I saw asked just today- At what...
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Peaceful Parenting With Lisa Smith Audio interview by Laura Yamin of www.laurayamin.com.   You are listening to Say Yes Podcast, episode 111 Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “Do one thing that scares you every day.”  This show is about saying yes to those actions, big and small that push you closer to who you want to...
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A couple months ago I went on a trip away from my family. I try to go away at least once a year and plan my business, challenge myself physically and recharge. So after 6 nights away I returned home. My son (11 years old) was very excited to see me. In fact he jumped...
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I am working on my nutrition and my overall health. With that in mind, I decided to say good-bye to sugar. See you later baby! Wow! Holly Moly did this really bring up my stuff! One of the most profound discoveries was that I was using sugar to mask some of my biggest parenting challenges....
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A few years ago my husband and I attended “Unleash the Power Within” with Tony Robbins. It as an amazing 4 days. We walked on fire, learned a ton about ourselves, healed our pasts, forgave, designed a plan for our future and generally had an amazing time. Tony, of course, was fantastic, amazing, inspiring, smart,...
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I was one of those people that said if I ever have kids I would raise them differently than I was raised and I meant it. Then I had a boy that I loved more than anything and I often found myself doing what I said I wouldn’t do and parenting in a way I...
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