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.

Positive Parenting Affirmations and Resources

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I love being my child’s safe place. And that is one reason I’m committed to positive parenting – I want to be the place of safety and constant love for my children, not one of hurt or fear. Today I’m sharing five of the top reasons I practice positive parenting.

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!



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