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Move and Groove Challenge (and 10 Ideas to Get You Started)

May 5th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

To help us all continue to take at least 15 minutes to focus on our health and well-being each day, #OneSmallStep is launching our second challenge: Move and Groove. Join us!

Help Give Mothers a Voice!

April 29th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Demeter Press is a small publishing house that focuses on writing for and about mothers. Sadly, it has lost one of its funding streams. Help me support this press that provides a rich community and voice for mothers!

33 Reasons to Grow Bee Balm, Lavender, and Basil: A Post on Natural Parents Network

April 28th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

When I’m looking for plants to add to my gardens, I lean toward options that will not only give me beautiful blooms, but will also add value to our lives in other ways. Today I’m writing at Natural Parents Network about the many benefits of bee balm, lavender, and basil – 3 plants we’re adding to our garden this year.

Calling for Submissions for the May 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Ages and Stages

April 25th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Write with us for the May 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting. We’re talking about ages and stages. Pick one age or developmental stage of your kids and tell us something about it!

A Sweet Education in Chocolate: 16 Chocolate-Based Educational Activities

April 21st, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

For one of the recent sessions of our local homeschool cooperatives, I led a semester-long class called A Sweet Education in Chocolate. Here are some of the activities I found to do with the kids each week. Feel free to use or modify any of these activities for your own group!

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