Category: ’Strive for Balance’

I Wish Children Came with Instruction Manuals

June 11th, 2013 by Dionna - 26 Comments

While I love reading about parenting, I’ve not found any one book that counts as an instruction manual. Every child is different, every family is different, every dynamic is different. And here’s what’s more important: Not one parent is perfect. No single parenting method or style is the be-all end-all.

10 Ways to Make Earth Day a Part of Your Family All Year ‘Round

April 22nd, 2013 by Dionna - 2 Comments

Teaching kids the message of Earth Day is the legacy we leave for all mankind. The most important thing for kids to know is that Earth Day is not one day of celebrating the Earth, but instead a reminder of what we should be doing all year long. Today Melanie of moksa organics shares 10 ideas your family can celebrate our Earth.

Revisionary Parenting

October 12th, 2012 by Dionna - 25 Comments

Gennifer Albin, author of Crewel, explains how she transitioned from SAHM to WAHM to WOHM (sometimes), and how attachment parenting helped smooth the journey.

Who Are You Calling “Not Special”?

June 18th, 2012 by Dionna - 5 Comments

Becky from PositiveParents.org responds to David McCullough’s graduation speech entitled “You’re Not Special.”

I Am Dad Enough!

May 28th, 2012 by Dionna - 18 Comments

Attachment parenting does not only have to be about moms; their partners are just as important. In our family, I am papa enough for lots of things.

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