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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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Accessible Games for Everyone (Blindness) Have you ever wondered how a blind person could play board games? Well, there’s braille, but what about games that don’t involve words? Turns out, there are lots of games that have been adapted to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Playing Role Playing Games with Your Kids

After listening to several hours of a really intense game of “Capture the Flag” (with my friends) which involved creating “fractals”, “ice prisms”, and drinking tea, I began to think about how much fun role-playing with kids would be. They … Continue reading

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A Opinionated Man’s Adoption Story In trying to learn about all sides of adoption, one eventually comes across the stories of Adult Adoptees. Sometimes these are happy, but many times they are extremely painful. This is one of those stories. … Continue reading

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Prevent Obesity Dot Net!   Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the United States and around the world. This website is the spearhead of a campaign to fight childhood obesity by improving the food environments for children and their … Continue reading

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The Park

“Do you want to go to the park?” asked Mom, rousing me from my slumber. “Sure,” I responded groggily, sitting up on a cot in the room that was once mine. We got The Beast ready for transport, struggling to … Continue reading

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Papa Green Bean Blog Found another awesome blog about inspired parenting! Check this out! ;D Some favorites: http://papagreenbean.blogspot.com/2013/09/parents-have-unique-opportunity-to.html 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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