Category: ’Eclectic Learning’

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.

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!

Lego Angst

June 15th, 2013 by Dionna - 10 Comments

It seems our lives have become consumed with a flurry of Lego-related drama and emotions. From Lego Lust to Lego Hangovers, those colorful little bricks can be hard to handle sometimes.

Parenting From the Inside Out

May 17th, 2013 by Dionna - 2 Comments

Paige of Parenting Gently and Everyday Feminism are teaming up to offer the first ever online course called Transformative Parenting: Finding Your Authentic Parenting Voice. Sign up for a limited time, and get an early bird discount by signing up today!

Five Ideas to Keep Babies and Toddlers Safe from Choking

May 14th, 2013 by Dionna - 10 Comments

Ailia is the baby – and now toddler – for whom childproofing manuals are written. Her tendency to put foreign objects in her mouth has instigated three calls to Poison Control and one visit to the emergency room. Today I’m sharing some things that have helped us keep our mouther safe.

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