Category: ’Video/Interactive Posts’

30 Natural Birth Videos and Slideshows to Prepare Children for Labor and Birth (Plus Additional Resources)

September 30th, 2011 by Dionna - 7 Comments

If you are planning to have your children present for labor and delivery, it’s a good idea to prepare them for what kind of sights and sounds to expect. In this follow-up to “Preparing Young Children for Childbirth,” I share 30 of my favorite slideshows and videos of childbirth, and offer more than a dozen additional resources for you to explore.

Breaking News!

April 25th, 2011 by Dionna - 58 Comments

I’ve got a guest post over at Natural Parents Network today called A Skeptic’s Guide to Acupuncture. It chronicles my personal adventure in trying acupuncture for fertility. But the fun stuff today is happening right here – Kieran has an announcement he’d like to share. Click play!!

Follow the Giggles

February 8th, 2011 by Dionna - 34 Comments

Welcome to the February Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting Essentials This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have shared the parenting essentials that they could not live without. Please read to the…

Jeremy Draws a Monster, Part 1

January 26th, 2011 by Dionna - 13 Comments

Finding a book for our first month’s “Families, Create” theme, “Cuddle Up,” was hard – but that’s because there are so many great books to choose from! Not only do we “cuddle up” every time we read a book, but there are so many cuddly characters in kids’ stories. Ultimately,…

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…

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