Category: ’Community Service’

30 Ideas to Encourage Learning about Diversity While Traveling

July 9th, 2013 by Dionna - 16 Comments

Traveling with kids can bring any subject alive. Today I’m sharing a variety of ways you can incorporate diversity education into your family travels (regardless of whether you homeschool). From couch surfing to transformative reading, celebrate diversity on your next trip!

March of Kindness – Day 20 Wrap-up Post & Giveaway

March 20th, 2011 by Dionna - 5 Comments

We are two-thirds of the way through our March of Kindness! Your stories of kindness and compassion continue to inspire me and each other, thank you for sharing them. Today’s wrap-up post features some of my favorite acts of kindness from the past ten days, links to blog posts from…

Please Help a Fellow Mama!

January 23rd, 2011 by Dionna - 4 Comments

How many of you know Jen of The Dinoia Family? She’s diplomom08 on Twitter, if you hang out there. Jen is a wonderful woman, mother, and writer. She is a member of our natural parenting community. She is the mother of three beautiful children, and she breastfed all of them….

Inspiration to Make a Difference

December 20th, 2010 by Dionna - 3 Comments

If you’ve read any of my posts on volunteering with children,1 you know that one of my passions is giving my time to others. Since becoming a mama, I’ve had to really rethink the way volunteering looks to me, because the things I used to do are not as easy…

Non-Commercial Gift Giving Ideas

November 30th, 2010 by Dionna - 4 Comments

My husband and I don’t buy a lot of stuff. We haven’t taken any of the official “buy nothing” or “buy only non-commercial” pledges, we just try to buy used, make do, make our own, and shop locally. It can be hard to keep to our shopping guidelines during Christmas….

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