I have an addiction to my Google Reader. So to justify it, I’m planning to share my favorite blog posts and articles that I’ve come across. I’m joining it up with Authentic Parenting’s Sunday Surf, although I have yet to decide when posting this will best fit into my schedule.
So, warm up your clicking fingers and please share your comment love to my warmest link hugs this week:
Attachment Parenting International addresses some issues about struggling to maintain gentle discipline as children get older. As they say, it’s easy to attachment parent a baby, but what about as they get older and you are confronted with your own issues as well as societal expectations: 10 ideas to help children learn to say “Thank you” and Maintaining Attachment Parenting as They Grow and Become Big Siblings
I really wish this weren’t true, but I’m glad to know. Pushing the ick-factor and confirming urban myths From My Plastic-Free Life: What I learned from the rat in my toilet.
Do you ever say or do something while parenting and wish you had been able to stop yourself that millisecond before? Or do you ever watch your kids’ faces just before they get angry and see fear there? Read The “About to Moment” from Susan Kaiser Greenland
Epic Self dishes up some very useable tips to being healthy in: 5 Easy Ways to Add More Raw Food Into Your Life
Starry Mom recounts her experience of fat prejudice at the cosmetics counters in Don’t Bother Buying Cosmetics if you’re Fat.
Do you think new moms know it all about breastfeeding? This is a good one to share. Adventures in Mommyhood has a Top 10 Things Every Breastfeeding Mother Needs to Know.
Guggie Daly shares her research on some of the hot button topics in parenting, birthing, and pregnancy. It walks the line between honoring anecdotal experience and evidence-based information. This may piss you off: Confessions of a Mom Who Has Been There, Done That
Yet another convincing argument for the vital importance of play, not instruction for kids. When will formal educators wake up and get it that Early Instruction Makes Kids Dumb ?
I hope you enjoy these reads and leave them some comment love. If you’ve got your own recommendations for things you’ve read feel free to add the link below (and of course, surf on over to Authentic Parenting. She’s always got something good to read)
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