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Parenting

These posts share what I am learning about being a parent and raising children, through my own experiences and what I've learned from others.

The Primal Way to Show Love to Your Child
How we use physical touch, one of the "five love languages," with our children.

Hair, Makeup, and My Kids
The resources I use to keep my children (and myself) safe from toxic chemicals in our personal care products.

Baking, Giving, and Learning with Kids
On the benefits of baking with children - what they can learn, and what I can learn.

My Hero: Children and Words of Affirmation
How we use words of affirmation, one of the "five love languages," with our children.

Discovering My Town's Treasures
The ways I've found out what to do with my kids in my new locale - and how you can find out, too.

Out with the New, in with the Old
My Father's Day post on learning from the experiences of our elders.

Respond with Love, Not Fear
How to do so in the face of tragedy.

I'm Gonna Wash Your Mouth Out With Soap
A different way of thinking about discipline and children.