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June 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting Call for Submissions – Kids and Animals

May 24th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

How important are animals to your kids? Do they have pets? Volunteer at a rescue? Share your stories with us in the June Carnival of Natural Parenting. Submissions due June 3, publish June 10.

A Chewing Gum Mad Lib

May 14th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

I recently did a homeschool cooperative class all about chewing gum. Using a fantastic book and documentary on DVD published by Glee Gum, we learned all about how gum was originally made (from a tree!), the history of gum, and how some traditional gum is still made today.

The Best Parenting Resources for Parents of Toddlers

May 13th, 2014 by Dionna - 14 Comments

Toddlers can be so challenging. Not only are they learning how to exert their independence, but they simply do not have the developmental ability to be calm and logical when they are frustrated. It’s the nature of the beast. I mean . . . the toddler. Here are five of my very favorite books and articles about parenting a toddler.

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!

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