Category: ’Carnival of Natural Parenting’

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.

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!

Harry Potter Potions Party

April 8th, 2014 by Dionna - 10 Comments

One of the best homeschool activities we’ve ever done has been a Harry Potter Potions Party. I’m sharing the resources I used to create our potion recipes, the ingredients and tools we set out for the kids to experiment with, and the recipes themselves. Feel free to use and adapt for your own budding wizards and witches!

April 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting Call for Submissions – Family Pastimes

March 23rd, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Calling for Submissions for the April 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Family Pastimes We continue to be delighted with the inspiration and wisdom our Carnival of Natural Parenting participants share, and we hope you’ll join us for the next carnival in April 2014!(Check out March, February, January 2014, December 2013,…

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.

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