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Time Out!
Tuesday, 8 Feb, 2011 – 4:05 | 46 Comments
Time Out!

Welcome to the February Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting Essentials
This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have …

Review of BrightSpark maths tuition
Friday, 4 Feb, 2011 – 4:34 | 5 Comments
Review of BrightSpark maths tuition

I recently trialled BrightSpark as part of our home school curriculum.
Little Miss Green had a SATS assessment and is around age 7 for maths, whereas her English is around age 11. I’ve never been one …

How to prevent ‘forbidden fruits’ syndrome: teaching children about moderation
Friday, 28 Jan, 2011 – 4:08 | 2 Comments
How to prevent ‘forbidden fruits’ syndrome: teaching children about moderation

Little Miss Green reacts strongly to refined sugar so we keep her off it as much as possible.
She gets hyperactive (and tired at the same time, the combination of which is not pretty), her skin …

Teaching forgiveness
Tuesday, 11 Jan, 2011 – 4:16 | 31 Comments
Teaching forgiveness

Welcome to the January Carnival of Natural Parenting: Learning from children
This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants …

Little Miss Green’s wishes for 2011
Saturday, 1 Jan, 2011 – 10:03 | 3 Comments
Little Miss Green’s wishes for 2011

Before moving onto a new year, it’s great to look back over the past 12 months; to evaluate successes, look at the situations you don’t want repeating and decide what you want to get out …

Acceptance as a key to natural parenting
Tuesday, 9 Nov, 2010 – 4:04 | 12 Comments
Acceptance as a key to natural parenting

Welcome to the November Carnival of Natural Parenting: What Is Natural Parenting?
This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our …

Alternatives to travel vaccines
Monday, 27 Sep, 2010 – 4:58 | Comments Off on Alternatives to travel vaccines
Alternatives to travel vaccines

Last week I shared some tips for keeping healthy while on holiday.
According to Lynne McTaggart, of all vaccinations, travel vaccinations have the poorest record of success.
Obviously you don’t want to take risks with your health when …

The Travel Vaccine Hoax: how to keep your family safe
Friday, 24 Sep, 2010 – 5:00 | 2 Comments
The Travel Vaccine Hoax: how to keep your family safe

A friend called me this week. She is going abroad with her family, which includes her 18 month son. They don’t want to use vaccines, so were wondering how to keep themselves healthy and lessen …

Ethical, Ecological, Exciting Children’s Stories!
Wednesday, 15 Sep, 2010 – 21:06 | 3 Comments
Ethical, Ecological, Exciting Children’s Stories!

My daughter loves books. From an early age our evenings were spent telling stories around the fire. Even now, when my daughter is feeling under the weather or wants some reassurance, a cuddle infront of …

“Organically raised” by Anni Daulter
Wednesday, 1 Sep, 2010 – 4:28 | 2 Comments
“Organically raised” by Anni Daulter

Even with my nine year old ‘baby’ there was still plenty to excite me in Anni Saulter’s “Organically Raised: Conscious Cooking for Babies and Toddlers” book.
The cover is amazing and makes you want to pick …