To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.

Mister Rogers

I’m glad you’re here. I’m Peaceful Mom, and I invite you to fellowship with me and other Peaceful Parents in this space. We believe that emotions are valid, behavior is communication, and there are no bad kids. We believe that children are subjugated by cultural expectations and we seek to shed all of the social trappings that interfere with loving relationships. I write to elevate and humanize children and to support my fellow caregivers in doing the same.


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The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned About Gentle Parenting

Over many years and thousands of conversations about gentle parenting, I’ve gained insight into the way I’ve framed this approach to parenting. I’ve realized that a lot of folks aren’t comfortable with my direct, evidence-forward approach, despite my best intentions, because it comes across as the one true way to be a gentle parent. You’ve […]


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