Category: ’Ecological Responsibility and Love of Nature’

Easy Positions for Elimination Communication with a Newborn

February 13th, 2012 by Dionna - 17 Comments

Interested in learning about elimination communication with a newborn? I’m sharing our experiences with our newborn so far.

The Shortest “Newborn Baby Registry” Checklist, Plus Baby Gear You Probably Already Own

August 18th, 2011 by Dionna - 13 Comments

Who needs wipe warmers and cribs? Not this mama! Many parents who are interested in attachment parenting methods find that they do not ever need or use many of the items on traditional newborn registries. This list includes less than ten baby items that my family deems “essential.” What would be on your must-have list?

An A-Z List of Some of the Cutest WAHM Cloth Diapers Available

July 4th, 2011 by Dionna - 16 Comments

Welcome to the First Annual Freedom of Cloth Carnival This post was written for inclusion in the Freedom of Cloth Carnival hosted at Natural Parents Network by Melissa of The New Mommy Files and Shannon of The Artful Mama. This year’s carnival will run from Sunday, July 3rd through Saturday,…

Five Ideas to Encourage the Reluctant Junior Gardener

May 10th, 2011 by Dionna - 21 Comments

Welcome to the May Carnival of Natural Parenting: Growing in the Outdoors 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 how they encourage their children to connect with nature and dig…

10 Unique Gardening Activities for Kids

March 13th, 2011 by Dionna - 33 Comments

Encouraging a Love of Dirt Gardening for me is more than just a way to save money by growing vegetables. It is humbling. Miraculous. Exhausting. It is an exercise in delayed gratification. It physically connects me to the Earth. Gardening tests my patience while strengthening my spirit. My husband shakes…

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