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Parenting Philosophy

Our Daily Homeschool and Housework Routine
The Child Whisperer Book Review
Children's Chores and Family Work
How and Why I Limit Technology in Our Home and Home School
Tips for a Road Trip with Young Children
Teaching Children Self-Government
New Traditions: How We Celebrate Birthdays
Can Too Many Toys Do More Harm Than Good? 
Our Circle Time
How to Deal with (Our Own) Anger and Irritability
Baby, Infant, and Toddler Wearing
Finding Time for Yourself
Maintaining Spirituality in the Midst of Everyday Parenting, Marriage, and Life
The Five Love Languages
Thinking Beyond Timeout and Spanking
Ways to Keep Kids Happy While You Work in the Kitchen
Once a Month House Cleaning
Tips to Make Once a Month House Cleaning Work

Homeschooling

Homeschooling Basics
Why I Stopped Pushing in Our Homeschool
Leadership Education in our Homeschool
Our Daily Homeschool and Housework Routine
Improving Children's Education With Phases of Learning
Core Phase of Childhood Education: Age 0-8 and Always Thereafter 
Love of Learning Phase: Age 8-12
Why I Don't Try to Meet Math Grade Standards
Ten Tips for Making Read-Alouds a Success
Top 5 Books on Children's Education and Homeschooling
Our Daily and Weekly Homeschooling Routines

Homeschool Curriculum
Our Homeschool Curriculum for 2017-18 (with a 10-year-old and a 7-year-old)
What's Working and What's New? Our Homeschool Midyear Review for 2016-2017
Our Homeschool Curriculum for 2016-17 (with a 9-year-old and 6-year-old)
What's Working and What's New? Our Homeschool Mid-Year Review for 2015-16
Our 2015-16 Homeschool Curriculum (with an 8-year-old and 5-year-old)
What's Working and What's New? Our Homeschool Mid-Year Review for 2014-15
Our 2014-2015 Curriculum (with a 3rd grader and a preschooler)
Our 2013-14 Homeschooling Philosophy and Curriculum (with a 2nd grader and a preschooler)
A Day in the Life of Our Homeschool (with a 3- and 6-year old)
Our Homeschool Curriculum for a 1st grader and a preschooler

Specific Homeschooling Subjects
Teaching Elementary Math Without a Formal Curriculum
When and How Should My Children Learn to Read? 
Writing in Our Homeschool
Our Semester-Long Study of the United States
10 Fantastic World Music Stations on Pandora
Teaching Life of Fred Math, Including Tips for Teaching Multiple Ages Concurrently
26 World Picture Books
26 World Folk and Fairy Tale Picture Books
Homeschool World Trip Without Leaving Home
Our Circle Time
Top 10 Read-Aloud Chapter Books 
How We Use Nature Study in Our Home School
A Homeschooling Desert Walk
Top 25 Read-Aloud Picture Books
Methods for Teaching Reading
Favorite Resources for Teaching Kids to Read
Our Adventures in Backyard Chicken Keeping


Children's Health

Homeopathic Ignatia - Remedy for Grief, Heartbreak, Homesickness, Disappointment, and Emotional Stress 
Homeopathic Remedies for Treating Vaccine Reactions
Promoting a Positive Body Image in My Daughter
Two Mosquito Bite Homeopathic Remedies
The Importance of High-Vitamin Butter Alongside Cod Liver Oil 
Can a Perfect Diet Lead to Perfect Health?
The Homeopathic First-Aid Kit in My Purse
Why I Stopped Pushing in Our Homeschool
Transitioning Away From Plastic Children's Dishes 
3 Essential Remedies for Cold and Flu Season
Healing Chronic Constipation in an Infant 
Arnica: Essential Remedy for First-Aid and Much More
Why We Stopped Taking Fermented Cod Liver Oil
Why Homeopathy Isn't Widespread in the United States
Why Wouldn't a Mom Use Homeopathy?
Safety of Homeopathic Remedies While Breastfeeding
Homeopathy for Helping Children Sleep
Teething Pain is no Match for Homeopathy
How Conventional Medicine is Making You More Sick - The Homeopathic Law of Suppression
Photographic Evidence that Homeopathy Works


Alternatives to Conventional Orthodontics 

My 7-Year-Old Needs Orthodontics! EEK!
Why We're NOT Using Conventional Braces
Alternatives to Conventional Braces 
Selecting an Orthodontist or Dentist, and Our Rapid Results 
My Daughter's Orthodontics - One Year Update
My Daughter's Orthodontics - Three Year Update


Feeding Children

Connection between grains and child behavior
Could Ice Cream Be a Superfood for Kids?
Cultivating a Taste for Real Foods in Children
Feeding Infants a Grain-Free and Nut-Free Diet
Final Results and Stumbling Blocks of GAPS Diet for Mom and Daughter
Getting Young Kids to Take Cod Liver Oil
Lessons in Weaning 
Immune System, Grains, and Behavior
Most Important Tip for Making Enough Breastmilk
Nourish Your Children with Real Foods
Review of Food Ninjas: How to Raise Kids to Be Lean, Mean, Eating Machines
Our Favorite Easy Dinners
Real food convenience foods and compromises 
Simple yet Special: Real Food Afternoon Tea Party
Ways to Avoid Halloween Candy Overload
Why We Stopped Taking Fermented Cod Liver Oil


Pregnancy

A nutrient-rich diet during pregnancy saved my daughter's life
Natural heartburn remedy, even for pregnant mothers
How to prepare your gut and birth canal for pregnancy and birth
The facts about home birth

Reasons to Consider a Home Birth

Why home birth?
Home birth is safe and healthy
Natural birth is optimal and empowering
Home birth allows mothers the freedom to move
Home birth facilitates bonding and breastfeeding
Home birth works cooperatively with the Sphincter Law
Home birth is great for siblings 

Parents' Health and Well-Being

5 Things That Are Making My Life Easier
Cultivating a Positive Body Image 
Dressing for Positive Body Image 
My Daily Nap
Teaching Children Self-Government 
How We've Improved Our Marriage This Year
Natural Hair Care Routine
How to Deal with (Our Own) Anger and Irritability
Natural Menstrual Alternatives
The Five Love Languages
Finding Time for Yourself
Maintaining Spirituality in the Midst of Everyday Parenting, Marriage, and Life