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Eating and Sleeping –Do They Affect Our Children’s Behavior? (Plus Mood-Boosting Recipes for Kids!)

Hungry Mama Hungry Baby

Thank you to Deborah Winters of The Counseling & Parenting Center, a Parenting Expert and Licensed Psychotherapist, for this guest post! Does this sound familiar to you? You and your three year old wake up happy. After breakfast, you stop by the local library for a free music class. After class ends, you spend a […]

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The Benefits of Movement in Mamahood: My Journey Back to Fitness

Beachbody

This article is a part of the Carnival of Natural Mothering hosted by GrowingSlower, Every Breath I Take, I Thought I Knew Mama, African Babies Don’t Cry, and Adventures of Captain Destructo. This month’s topic is Movement. Be sure to check out all of the participants’ posts through the links at the bottom of this […]

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10 Ways to Make Your Hospital Birth Experience More Natural

Carnival of Natural Mothering

This article is a part of the Carnival of Natural Mothering hosted by GrowingSlower, Every Breath I Take, I Thought I Knew Mama, African Babies Don’t Cry, and Adventures of Captain Destructo. This month’s topic is Natural Birth Choices. Be sure to check out all of the participants’ posts through the links at the bottom […]

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Carnival of Natural Mothering: A Call for Submissions

Carnival of Natural Mothering

Hello all! We have some exciting news. After 46 weeks of creating a wonderful community through The Tuesday Baby Link Up, we have decided to evolve the link up into a monthly carnival community. If you haven’t participated in a blog carnival before: This is just a fun and supportive way to all write about […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Improving Birth Rally 2013

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10 Staycation Ideas for Families With Small Children at Natural Parents Network

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I have a post today at Natural Parents Network on “10 Staycation Ideas for Families With Small Children.” The nice weather in our area always incites thoughts of vacation in my mind, but when you have small children, some vacations may seem out of reach due to schedule, budget, or time. If you haven’t gotten […]

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3 Tips for Breastfeeding After C-Section (and a Breastfeeding Supplies Giveaway – 8/30; ARV $88; US & CAN)

Current Giveaways

In celebration of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, I wanted to share my tips for breastfeeding after C-section and stimulating milk production, as well as to offer you a breastfeeding supplies giveaway.

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8 Ways to Help Young Siblings Have a Loving Relationship

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Welcome to the August 2013 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Sibling Revelry 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 siblings — their own, their hopes for their kids, and more. Please read to the end […]

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The Tuesday Baby Link Up – Week 42

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Read and link up posts related to pregnancy, birth, adoption, baby, and child, and be sure to check out this week’s featured post by Vibrant Wanderings — Your Baby Can: Clean Up.

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The Tuesday Baby Link Up – Week 40

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Read and link up posts related to pregnancy, birth, adoption, baby, and child, and be sure to read today’s featured post, More “AP” Than You Think by Joella of Fine and Fair.

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Onya Baby Cruiser Carrier Giveaway {ARV $149; 8/5; US & CAN}

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Win an Onya Baby Cruiser valued at $149!

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3 Ways to Teach Young Children About Diversity

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Welcome to the July 2013 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Learning About Diversity This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared how they teach their children to embrace and respect the variety of people and cultures that […]

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The Natural Emergency Kit That I Always Carry in My Diaper Bag

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Welcome to the May 2013 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Emergency Preparedness This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared their plans to keep their families safe. Please read to the end to find a list of […]

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5 Things to Try Before Telling Your Child to Wait a Minute

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I’ve been working on ways to be more responsive to my toddler. Today at Natural Parents Network, I’m writing about 5 things that are working for me. Come check it out and leave your own suggestions!

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20 Ways to Have Fun With Kids When You’re Stuck in the House

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If you want to avoid television and the computer as mindless ways to pass the time, try some of these suggestions to bring some added fun to a dreary day. I’ve linked to one or two resources below each suggestion to provide you with plenty of inspiration!

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Breastfeeding Support: 20 Resources for New Moms

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Breastfeeding resources galore!

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What Does Breastfeeding Feel Like? (And 8 other questions I wanted to ask before becoming a mama)

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Here are the questions that I secretly wanted to ask before I entered motherhood – and my personal answers based on 19 months of breastfeeding my son and 9 months of breastfeeding my baby girl so far.

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5 Free Resources for Families Who Want to Get Outdoors This Spring

Green & Healthy Living

5 resources to provide you with plenty of inspiration and ideas for outdoor family time this spring!

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3 Products That Help My Toddler Sleep Better

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3 products that have gotten our son through recent sleep challenges!

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The Tuesday Baby Link Up – Week 18

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Read and link up posts related to pregnancy, birth, adoption, baby, toddler, and child, and enjoy this week’s featured post about Keys to Success as a Breastfeeding Working Mom.

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