Category: ’Carnival and Special Series’

The Gift of Letting Go

December 9th, 2014 by Dionna - 17 Comments

People-pleasing perfectionists can have a really hard time reigning it in during Christmas. Today I’m sharing why I’m backing away from Pinterest and lifting my self-imposed expectations about gift-giving.

Calling for Submissions for the December Carnival of Natural Parenting: Greatest Gifts

November 20th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

We’re talking materialism! What have relatives or friends bought your family or kids that were hits out of the park? What gifts have tanked? What recommendations would you have for gift givers, and what’s on your wish list this year? What gifts have you given that showed what an awesome gifter you are? Let’s talk presents this holiday season!

Family Zentangle Fun: Tutorials and Activity Ideas to Get You Started

November 11th, 2014 by Dionna - 12 Comments

Welcome to the November 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Indoor Play This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have shared ideas and inspiration to keep families happy and healthy while cooped up…

November 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting Call for Submissions – Indoor Fun

October 26th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Write with us for the November 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting. We’re sharing tips and tricks for having tons of indoor fun this winter!

Not-So-Extreme Makeover: Sunshine and Rainbows Edition

September 9th, 2014 by Dionna - 15 Comments

I was tired of our dark and cheerless house, so I did some mini-makeovers to bring some sunshine and rainbows into our lives.

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