Summer Fun – July Carnival of Natural Parenting Call for Submissions

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In the Northern hemisphere, the dog days of summer are upon us. Share your favorite summertime outside games, let us know what your family's go-to summer products are, give us tips on how to beat the heat, or write something else inspired by the sun. Write with us for the July Carnival of Natural Parenting!

20 Fun Ways to Roughhouse with Your Kids

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Not only does roughhousing build your relationships, it also helps kids (and adults!) release stress and anxiety. Here are 20 ways to start roughhousing with your kids today!

Preventative Maintenance: 4 Habits to Strengthen Parent-Child Relationships

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Preventative maintenance refills kids' love tanks and gives them an emotional tune-up everyday, so you don't end up in the breakdown lane. Check out the 4 habits parents can practice!

5 Toxin-Free Recipes to Enjoy (and Scrub Away) Summertime Fun

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Today I'm sharing five of my favorite toxin-free summertime recipes. They are all easy to make, and without exception, all of the ingredients are easily sourced and quite affordable.

Dear Me: I love you.

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For our Carnival this month, we are supposed to write a letter to ourselves. What would we tell our younger selves, with today's perspective? What do we want to remind our future selves, who may forget today's challenges?

Fun with Fractions: 40+ Activities and Resources for Early Elementary Students

These are the fraction cubes we use. Very affordable from Amazon!

There is so much available online for kids to learn about fractions! I'm sharing some of the best resources (worksheets, activities, games, and more) I found when I was planning a class for 1st-2nd graders.

12 Years of Unrelieved Boredom (To Kill a Mockingbird (Re)Read)

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There's still time to join in the great To Kill a Mockingbird (Re)Read!

Talking to Yourself – June Carnival of Natural Parenting Call for Submissions

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Write a letter to yourself at another age, either past or future. Tell pre-parenthood you what’s in store, or talk to new-mama you and give some advice. Have a lunch date with yourself in the future and speculate on what you’ll be thinking then. Pick a "you" to write to, and let us read along! Submission deadline: June 2. Carnival posting: June 9.



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