How To Bring More Gratitude Into Our Families’ Lives Every Day

by Heatheron November 27,2013 in Family JourneyHolidaysLearningNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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Last week, I wrote about how my family expresses gratitude at meals and how this simple practice connects us not only to the origins of our nourishment, but to each other as well. This week, I’m inspired to follow that one up with more talk of gratitude as a parent, as a family. There’s a […]

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How to Relax and Slow Down Your Child’s Play Time

by Jillon June 27,2012 in Family JourneyNatural Parenting Style

    “Play is a child’s work. ” This short quote by Jean Piaget says so much about children. Play is one of the most important things in a child’s life, it’s right up there with nourishment, shelter, and love. I wrote about the importance of play in this article telling about how crucial free […]

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Simplicity and Connection Through Family Gift Making

by Jillon December 08,2011 in Family JourneyHolidaysNatural Parenting Style

Holidays with children are so magical but can also be hard if we don’t remember to stay calm and present. With family, traveling, cooking, decorating, spending money and pressure to create good memories for your kids, it’s no wonder parents everywhere stress at the thought of the winter season approaching. One way to slow down […]

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