Must-Read Blog: Radical Parenting

by Bunmion April 20,2012 in Family JourneyGrowthNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

In this day and age, it seems as if parents are reclaiming their love for the parent/child relationship. It’s not about raising children who are “seen and not heard” anymore. Parents are getting dirty in the mud, wearing their little ones, breastfeeding proudly, homebirthing and reclaiming the right to be close to their children. As […]

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Five Fun Things You Don’t Need, But Might Want For Your Homebirth

by Bunmion April 10,2012 in BirthFamily JourneyNatural Parenting Style

I’ve already blogged about Five things You Need For Your Unassisted Birth and while there aren’t many tangible items you actually need to give birth to a baby, there are a few things you might want to have. None of these are particularly costly. They can make having your baby at home that much more […]

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Mothering & Professional Work: The Process of Balance

by Dreaon April 01,2012 in Family JourneyMommy CareMoms Who InspireParenthood

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When we become mothers… the whole balance of our life is completely different. From having to quit our jobs sometimes, to adjusting to the new demands of night feedings, more laundry and waking up to someone always needing you. It is a process. A process that takes balance… A few years back I decided to […]

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Benefits of Relaxing Your Child’s Bedtime, and How to Make It Joyful

by Jillon March 29,2012 in Child DevelopmentCo-SleepingNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

    Bedtime can be a challenging part of the day for parents. There is pressure for kids to get in bed on time and pressure for parents to have adult time, but what if everyone could get what they wanted? Having a relaxed bedtime can be beneficial for parents and adults.  With no struggle […]

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Cooking & Babywearing: Safety First

by Bunmion March 28,2012 in Baby_WearingFamily JourneyHealth and WellnessHow-To TipsNatural Parenting Style

One of the main benefits of babywearing is that it allows caregivers to go about their daily routines while simultaneously caring for their children. A huge part of my life is cooking. Morning, afternoon, night and often late into the evening, you can find me stirring pots, soaking beans, and baking. Cooking is how I […]

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Mayim Bialik Takes Readers Beyond the Sling with New AP Book

by Heatheron March 10,2012 in Baby_WearingLearningMommy BloggersMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

You may remember her as the young cigarette-smoking CC Bloom (Bette Midler) in Beaches and from the 90’s TV hit Blossom, but these days Mayim Bialik is making a name for herself as not only a current-day TV and film actress with a PhD in neuroscience, but also as an Attachment Parenting advocate and author […]

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How Simplicity and Frugality Helps Our Kids

by Heatheron March 05,2012 in Child DevelopmentFamily JourneyMommy BloggersNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

A recent article at Mothering.com by Laura Grace Weldon talks us through a very compelling five reasons why forgoing expensive life and child-raising bells and whistles is good for our families, namely their littlest members. Her article Five Ways Frugal Living Benefits Kids asserts among other things that living “with less” simply makes us and […]

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Need a Positive Birthing Boost? Sing Out!

by Bunmion February 17,2012 in BirthFamily JourneyMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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One of my favorite YouTube homebirth videos features a laboring woman singing. You can see on her face when she’s having contractions and it’s beautifully clear that her song is helping her work through the tension. I find this video wonderfully calming. It’s an affirmation in itself. The birth process can be full of faith, […]

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10 Positive Affirmations for Homebirth and Unassisted Birth

by Bunmion February 12,2012 in BirthHealth and WellnessNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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Making the decision to have your baby at home isn’t as radical as it was 15 years ago but there will still be a few people who cock their heads and look at you like you’ve lost your mind. If you’ve ever seen a birth reenactment or portray on television, it’s not hard to understand […]

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Five Very Pinteresting Crafts for Kids

by Bunmion January 04,2012 in Family JourneyJust For Fun

If you love crafts and haven’t discovered Pinterst yet, please visit it today. The website is the perfect hub for families looking for their next exciting DIY or project. My girls love making messes in the kitchen with homemade playdough, paint, water & bubbles…whatever they can get their hands on. Giving them the tools to […]

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