Welcome to the January 2013 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Recovering from the Holidays 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 written about how their families get back to normal after
Even though some of my favorite family creations happen with my now-adult kids, the roots of these creations began when my kids were little. Giving opportunities for my children to help with meal preparation when they were younger has made my life MUCH EASIER and MUCH MORE FUN when
Get Kids to Listen Without Nagging, Reminding or Yelling If you’re tired of nagging, reminding and yelling to get kids to listen – this session is for you! I’m excited to partner with Amy McCready, founder of Positive Parenting Solutions & TODAY Show contributor to offer a FREE LIVE
“Any child who is self-sufficient, who can tie his shoes, dress or undress himself, reflects in his joy and sense of achievement the image of human dignity, which is derived from a sense of independence.” Maria Montessori Practical life is one of the most important areas of Montessori education.
My kids and I have been experimenting with creating healthy versions of recipes for years. In my post “Happy Families Can Have More Than One Diet,” I told about my husband’s and my vegetarian diet (for 38 years now) and our adult children’s lifelong vegetarian diet. Vegetarian and Vegan
Welcome to the July Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting Philosophy 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 their parenting practices and how they fit in with their parenting purpose.
Welcome to the April Carnival of Natural Parenting: Compassionate Advocacy 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 advocate for healthy, gentle parenting choices compassionately. Please read to
This has been a week filled with Montessori inspiration for parents (although it can be used for teachers as well). On Monday, I featured the Activity of the Week – Friendship Flower Activities with a free Montessori download from North American Montessori Center’s 3-6 Montessori Homeschool Program. The download contains
I didn’t think of myself as a role model when I was raising my children. I was just trying to do the best for my family. But somehow along the way, I found people liking what they saw with my family and asking how we did it. I have