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Monday's Mama is Earth Mama FOR REALZ.

This Monday I am pleased to introduce Jessica Claire Haney. Jessica is the founder, publisher, and editor of Mindful Healthy Life who is likely going to be annoyed that I totally added an Oxford comma to her bio. 928 more words

Natural Parenting

No Crying Over Spilt Milk

Today, I made some space in our freezer.

Today, I made that space because I was trying to help out another Mama.

Today, in doing so, I gave away a little piece of myself. 366 more words


Oh, HELLOOOO, Tiny Smile.

Let’s talk about toothpaste. Yes. Toothpaste. Hello Toothpaste.

Babystar is incredibly discriminate about her toothbrushes and her toothpaste.

I owe a huge ‘thank you’ to Hello Products for including their toddler toothpaste in the gift bags at the Type-A Parent blogging conference last October. 121 more words


Reasons why we love "homeschooling"...

“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

When I first had a serious thought about withdrawing my children from public school I was nervous but I knew it was right for our family. 149 more words


challenging the 'be a good girl' notion

When she is  told to be a ‘good girl’, it is assuming that she can also be ‘bad’.   What exactly ‘Bad’ entails is completely in the eye of the beholder. 1,141 more words


Are Action Video Games Safe for Children?

We know that faster-than-reality stimulation is bad for the attentional development of children under age 3. For every hour of TV children watch per day on average before age 3, their risk of developing ADHD increases by 10%. 892 more words

Health & Holistic Medicine

Safer Co-Sleeping. Say What?

Do those two words even go together?  In the same sentence?  YES!

Here’s were my thoughts on co-sleeping:

Baby #1 – Hell no. It’s dangerous. … 452 more words

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