Calling for Submissions for the September 2015 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Kids Blogging

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It's time for the kids to take over our blogs — what does your little one have to say? Would he like to share what he's been doing this summer? Does she want to dish about what life is really like with you? If your little ones are preverbal (or they don't want to write something), feel free to share pictures (photos or hand-made), imagine a post or letter you imagine your little one would write, or get creative in whatever way feels right to you and your child.

Facebook: The Modern Forum

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Facebook is today's forum - a place where people from all walks of life can meet to discuss philosophies, debate ideas, and share information.

Teaching Kids to “Use Your Words!”

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When I taught preschool at a special needs facility, one of the catch phrases that every teacher used multiple times a day was “Use your words!” As a parent, I’ve often said it to my own kids. But telling a child to use her words does not make a difference unless you first teach her what to say.

Nine Ideas to Meaningfully Reconnect with Your Child

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Whenever you have to leave your child in the care of another – whether it is for work or some other reason, for a full day or only an hour – coming back to your child can be a time of joyous reconnection.

Life Learners – August Carnival of Natural Parenting Call for Submissions

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Life Learners: How do you continue to educate yourself once you are out of “formal” schooling? Are you inspiring your own children to be lifelong learners? Do you wish you had time for more? Share tips, tricks, advice, or wishes with us. Submission deadline: August 4. Carnival posting: August 11.

Homemade Cleaners on the Pure Green Magazine Podcast

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Mandy and I visited with Celine McKay of Pure Green Magazine about Homemade Cleaners. We talk about the chemicals in store-bought cleaners, how easy it is to make your own from ingredients you have at home, and we share a few of our favorite recipes.

How to Have Special Time with Two (or more) Kids at Once

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When life is too busy for individual special time with both of my kids, I try to create some space for one-on-one time with each kid while they're both with me. Here are a few things we do together to fill their love tanks.

How to Make a Messy Fun Car Emergency Kit (+ a Recipe for Homemade Disinfecting Wipes)

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It can be a huge pain to clean up muddy, sandy kids before they climb in the car, but what would childhood be without the wonder of dirt and mud and nature?! Today I'm sharing a few handy things to keep in the trunk of your car year-round so that you feel more comfortable with the mess.



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