Category: ’natural parenting’

20 Fun Ways to Roughhouse with Your Kids

June 26th, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Not only does roughhousing build your relationships, it also helps kids (and adults!) release stress and anxiety. Here are 20 ways to start roughhousing with your kids today!

Preventative Maintenance: 4 Habits to Strengthen Parent-Child Relationships

June 25th, 2015 by Dionna - 1 Comment

Preventative maintenance refills kids’ love tanks and gives them an emotional tune-up everyday, so you don’t end up in the breakdown lane. Check out the 4 habits parents can practice!

5 Toxin-Free Recipes to Enjoy (and Scrub Away) Summertime Fun

June 16th, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Today I’m sharing five of my favorite toxin-free summertime recipes. They are all easy to make, and without exception, all of the ingredients are easily sourced and quite affordable.

6 Strategies to Help Kids Overcome Perfectionism

May 7th, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

My seven-year-old son has a tendency toward perfectionism, as do I. Like many perfectionists, he becomes super frustrated with his own mistakes. Since we homeschool, it has been imperative that I give him some tools to help him through these challenges. Here are six of the strategies we’ve used with success.

No Drama Parenting Tactics that Promote Peace

April 30th, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

A parent’s approach to misbehavior is key to making discipline effective and peaceful. My goals, when approaching misbehavior, are to stay calm and connected, to assume the best intentions of my children, and to engage them in the entire discipline process. When they trust that I care about their feelings and believe that they can solve their own problems, the results are always more positive.


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