First Do No Harm

Welcome to the May 2012 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting With or Without Extended Family 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 have shared how relatives help or hinder their parenting. Please read to the end to…

Spank Out Day 2012 Carnival: Call for Submissions

Compassion and empathy with children is the same compassion and empathy for the children grown. And there can be the story of mankind. ~me Monday, April 30th is Spank Out Day, a day to raises awareness about corporal punishment and non-violent ways to raise children. I am inviting anyone who feels inspired to promote non-violent…

Playing Follow the Leader

Welcome to February edition of the Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival, hosted by Authentic Parenting and Mudpiemama. This month, participants have looked into the topic of “Fostering Healthy Attachment”. Please scroll down to the end of this post to find a list of links to the entries of the other participants. Enjoy! *** Homeschooling is making…

Wanted Dead or Alive: One Jolly Old Elf

Part 7 in my Series on Giving and Forgiving You can also read Part 1: Deck the Halls with PsychoAnal Gifts, Part 2: The Spirit of Giving and Forgiving, Part 3: Balancing the Four Rooms, Part 4: The Candy Cane Crux, and Part 5: Why I Don’t Believe in Santa Claus, and Part 6: A…