Lately I’ve found myself relying more and more on my gentle parenting resources for guidance, advice and a sense of community. Perhaps it’s because we’ve recently gone through some major transitions (such as weaning) or that we are anticipating big life changes (like a move) or maybe it’s simply that we’re smack in the middle of being two and sometimes things are just tough. Whatever the reasons, it’s made me realize how grateful I am for the resources I have to help me as I continue along this gentle parenting journey….
Today is October 15. Today is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. At 7PM, bereaved families everywhere will honor the children they lost by lighting a candle. And, hopefully, on this day in particular they can grieve out loud—instead of grieving in silence….
Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins! For a delicious fall recipe, check out our pumpkin cookies with chocolate and butterscotch chips. These cookies are super moist, dense (almost muffin like) and the perfect fall treat. Although the ingredient list looks long, these cookies are actually very easy to make with your little helpers….
Warning: this play-dough smells good enough to eat. Do not play with it on an empty stomach and keep a close eye on little ones that still put everything in their mouths. This play-dough is just too tempting!…
Ah, fall. If you live in the Midwest this is likely one of your favorite seasons. The changing colors, crispness in the air and the bounty of fruits and vegetables make it hard to resist this magical time of year….