Category Archives: Natural Parenting

Natural Parenting (Crunchy Mamas and/or Crunchy Papas)

Natural Parenting (also called Attachment Parenting/”Crunchy Mama” Parenting) is all about developing the bond between parent and child and attending to the child’s needs (including putting those needs above your own). It typically refers to following one’s deep instincts when … Continue reading

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Papa Green Bean Blog Found another awesome blog about inspired parenting! Check this out! ;D Some favorites: Total respect in dialog with children. Treat your littlest ones with dignity. Use intelligent questions. Use open-ended questions. Give honest answers. Express … Continue reading

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what Miley taught me about parenting

“And it would seem that no one around her loved her enough to tell her “no”…to validate her enough as a woman that she wouldn’t feel the need to exploit herself in that way.” via what Miley taught me about … Continue reading

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Collaborating with a 4-year Old

Collaborating with a 4-year Old. A beautiful collaboration between an artist and her child. When kids are given equal footing on collaboration, and know that their input matters, amazing things can happen.

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Awesome Natural Toys

When you walk down the aisles at Wal-Mart or any major toy store these days, you are generally surrounded by one thing: PLASTIC. Color-coated by gender, extremely stereotyped, low quality, sometimes dangerous (dyes, chemicals used in fire proofing, etc.) “toys”. … Continue reading

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