The Culture Excuse

Over the past few months, I have heard the culture excuse come up numerous times in various groups and conversations. A topic is raised, and someone throws in culture as their rationalization for doing something. From infant circumcision to the piercing of little girls to eating shark fin soup and more.  I agree that it is... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Halloween with Less Consumerism

As Halloween approaches, I am sharing an older, previously published, post regarding Halloween and our consumerist society. ******************************************************************************************************************* As with many other holidays, companies have managed to turn Halloween into a consumerist product. Emphasis is placed on the purchase and distribution of mass amounts of candy, over-priced cheaply made costumes, and non-environmentally friendly packaging. When... Continue Reading →

Using Technology to Your Advantage: Helping Children Find Balance

Welcome to the October 2013 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Kids and Technology 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 written about their families' policies on screen time. *** I am a fan of technology. Wheels, flushing... Continue Reading →

Simply Living Blog Carnival October 2013: Enjoyment

Welcome to the Simply Living Blog Carnival cohosted by Mandy at Living Peacefully with Children, Laura at Authentic Parenting, Jennifer at True Confessions of a Real Mommy, and Joella at Fine and Fair. We hope that you will join us on the third Tuesday of each month as we share posts about simple living in our lives. Submission deadline will be... Continue Reading →

Authentic Parenting Blog Hop: Parenting in the Light of Your Own Childhood

Keeping with this month's theme of switching things up, the Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival, co-hosted by Mandy at Living Peacefully with Children and Laura at Authentic Parenting, is hosting a blog hop this month on a very important topic: parenting in the light of your own childhood. Our experiences, good and bad, shape who we... Continue Reading →

Simply Living Blog Carnival September 2013 Call for Submissions: Money Matters

Welcome to the Simply Living Blog Carnival cohosted by Mandy at Living Peacefully with Children, Laura at Authentic Parenting, Jennifer at True Confessions of a Real Mommy, and Joella at Fine and Fair. We hope that you will join us on the third Tuesday of each month as we share posts about simple living in our lives. Submission deadline will be... Continue Reading →

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