Category: ’Carnival and Special Series’

Positive Parenting Affirmations and Resources

July 6th, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

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

June 27th, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

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!

Dear Me: I love you.

June 9th, 2015 by Dionna - 10 Comments

For our Carnival this month, we are supposed to write a letter to ourselves. What would we tell our younger selves, with today’s perspective? What do we want to remind our future selves, who may forget today’s challenges?

Talking to Yourself – June Carnival of Natural Parenting Call for Submissions

May 19th, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Write a letter to yourself at another age, either past or future. Tell pre-parenthood you what’s in store, or talk to new-mama you and give some advice. Have a lunch date with yourself in the future and speculate on what you’ll be thinking then. Pick a “you” to write to, and let us read along! Submission deadline: June 2. Carnival posting: June 9.

Carnival of Natural Parenting 2014 Year in Review

May 4th, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

For the past five years, I have been proud to co-host the Carnival of Natural Parenting with Lauren of Hobo Mama. We created the Carnival in January 2010 to bring together the awesome community of parenting bloggers who identify as “attachment” or “natural” parents. In 2014, our writers revealed their…


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