Category: ’Eclectic Learning’

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.

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!

Siblings: A Crash Course in Relationship Training

August 13th, 2013 by Dionna - 17 Comments

How have your siblings prepared you for later relationships? One of my top priorities as mama of siblings is to help them learn how to navigate relationships. Read more about why in my post for this month’s Carnival of Natural Parenting.

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