Category: ’Eclectic Learning’

Giveaway: On the Farm Game from Ravensburger and NPN Holiday Gift Guide – $21 ARV

November 3rd, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

This review is part of the Second Annual Natural Parents Network Holiday Gift Guide! If you need to complete your holiday shopping, find a birthday present for a friend, or just treat yourself to something special, the NPN Holiday Gift Guide has something for everyone. But what’s even better, the…

Giveaway: Make ‘n Break Junior Game from Ravensburger and NPN Holiday Gift Guide – $25 ARV

November 2nd, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

This review is part of the Second Annual Natural Parents Network Holiday Gift Guide! If you need to complete your holiday shopping, find a birthday present for a friend, or just treat yourself to something special, the NPN Holiday Gift Guide has something for everyone. But what’s even better, the…

How Do You Broach Sexism with Kids?

October 28th, 2013 by Dionna - 3 Comments

Have you come across sexism and/or the objectification of women (or men!) in children’s media or books? While you are reading or watching with your child? Do you stop and address it immediately, or do you do a debriefing afterward?

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.

The Importance of Empathizing with Children

September 16th, 2013 by Dionna - 1 Comment

I find that whenever I am feeling frustrated with my child’s behavior or actions, it helps to put myself in his shoes – to think of a situation where I have felt similar emotions. Check out the exercise in empathy, and learn why it is so important to give our little ones our time and patience as they grow.

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