Category: ’Children’

Children and Creativity

February 25th, 2014 by Dionna - 1 Comment

I’m so pleased to host today’s guest post from children’s author Starr Meneelly. Check back here on March 1 and enter to win one of three copies of Starr’s new book, “What A Lovely Sound!,” in the Natural Parents Network Learning through Play giveaway.

Giveaway: One Year of Piano Lessons with LearnPianoLive.com $300 ARV {US; 3.31}

February 23rd, 2014 by Dionna - 2 Comments

LearnPianoLive.com offers piano students of all ages the opportunity to have affordable, weekly, live lessons with a living, breathing (and personable!) piano teacher. And we’re giving away a whole YEAR of lessons in the Learning through Play giveaway! Read for more details on how to enter.

5 Ways to Extend Children’s Screen Time into Creative Learning Opportunities

October 8th, 2013 by Dionna - 18 Comments

Looking for a way to balance screen time with other fun learning experiences? Extend screen time off-screen. Here are 5 fun ways to take your child’s love of favorite shows or games and twist them into creative educational activities.

Giveaway: 3 Month World Subscription from Little Passports and NPN Back to School Guide – $187 ARV

September 7th, 2013 by Dionna - 6 Comments

Win a 3 month World Edition Subscription from Little Passports, along with a ton of other back-to-school goodies, in the Natural Parents Network Green Back To School Guide!

5 Ideas to Make Hiking Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

July 15th, 2013 by Dionna - 1 Comment

I want to pass on a love of hiking and the outdoors to our children. But in order to do that, I need to make sure our hiking adventures are fun for them. The interests and motivations of little ones are different from mine: whereas I wanted escape from a desk, my toddler might be more interested in the freedom to play in the dirt. Today I’m sharing 5 ideas to help make hiking fun for little ones.


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