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“Health” comes in more than one body shape and size.

March 18th, 2014 by Dionna - 3 Comments

Healthy” can look like a number of different shapes, sizes, and body types. And yet our society puts tremendous pressure on women to quickly lose the baby weight and reach some culturally predetermined vision of perfection. Let’s resist culturally unhealthy stereotypes.

We Don’t Need an Excuse: An Article at HuffPo

March 11th, 2014 by Dionna - 4 Comments

Today at Huffington Post I’m writing about why Kang’s #whatsyourexcuse hashtag has missed her intended mark. She wants to empower women, but fat-shaming from someone in a place of privilege is hardly empowering.

Giveaway: Glee Gum Make Your Own Chewing Gum, Chocolate, and Gummies Kits: A $42 Value {US, 3.31}

February 28th, 2014 by Dionna - 1 Comment

Glee Gum, a company with a commitment to the environment and to helping children think about environmental and social issues in innovative ways, is giving away 3 candy making kits through our Learning through Play giveaway. Read for details on how to win!

Giveaway: One Year of Access to DreamBox Learning $120 {US; 3.31}

February 26th, 2014 by Dionna - 1 Comment

DreamBox is one of Kieran’s favorite activities – homeschool or not. And we are giving away a year’s access to DreamBox to one lucky winner as part of the Learning through Play giveaway. Keep reading for details and to enter!

Children and Creativity

February 25th, 2014 by Dionna - 1 Comment

I’m so pleased to host today’s guest post from children’s author Starr Meneelly. Check back here on March 1 and enter to win one of three copies of Starr’s new book, “What A Lovely Sound!,” in the Natural Parents Network Learning through Play giveaway.

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