Peaceful Parenting

Parenting is hard. For most of us, the toddler years are most difficult thing we have ever experienced. But there is a way to increase connection with our children and decrease problem behaviors in a respectful way. I’m here to help you find practical solutions to meet your child’s needs with confidence. Raise kind and resilient kids while rediscovering your joy in motherhood.



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Hi, I’m Katie.

Former early childhood educator turned homeschool mom of four

A deep connection and appreciation for your child lies just beneath the surface of the difficult parenting moments we all experience daily. In the midst of the everyday chaos, it can be hard to navigate your way through the cycle of yelling and punishments to a calmer and peaceful home. 

I wholeheartedly believe that positive parenting is a mindset that already exists inside of you. Let me help you find it. 

How can I support you and your child?

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How Does Homeschooling Impact A Child’s Development for a Lifetime

Homeschooling has become an increasingly popular education choice for families around the world. As a homeschooling mom of 4 with a masters degree in Early Childhood Education, our decision to homeschool was deeply rooted in the science behind how children grow and develop. In this post, we will explore the question how does homeschooling impact a child’s development and analyze how it may it affect them in various aspects of their lives.

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