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5 books to encourage outdoor parenting and kids' connection to nature

5 books to encourage outdoor parenting and kids’ connection to nature

Our culture is in a place… in which it is. And we’re already conscious of many drawbacks of how we live today, where technologies and cultural changes have brought us. Cell phones are great tools to call for an ambulance or to keep contact with family members who live far from us, even with videos, …

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How to Wean a Toddler and Stop Breastfeeding? – My Experiences with Our 2-Year-Old

Do you also love real stories of real mothers, stories which can help others, give advice or show that different situations are normal? Without adding below the story a forum for mutual attacks of opposite motherhood options? Well, for today I have the topic of how to wean a toddler who do not want to …

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Family beach bag essentials when you travel with toddlers

Below I present what we were taking to the beach on our holidays last year for two adults and our two Boys, aged then 2 and 4. You can be sure that on our family beach bag essentials list you’ll find only essentials, basics, and no heavy, fancy, unnecessary gadgets because the packing is done …

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How to teach your kid to ride a bike (on two wheels) – my experiences while teaching our 4-year-old

Cycling is a universal and obvious skill today, so every parent is trying to teach this child as early as possible. And sometimes it’s not easy to convince a little human, to explain to him that you really can get the balance and encourage him to dare. (I write this from the perspective of a …

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Real-life preschool homeschool daily schedule which is working for our family

There are still parents who believe that no pre-school teacher is a better person than mom and dad for the kid to spend hours and hours with them, every day. There are still people valuing family bonds and relationships, and time spent with the closest one. There are still adults thinking that the kid of …

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Minimalism with kids and why I can’t imagine it any other way

Many people tend to think about minimalism with kids as something unrealistic or unreasonable. Something weird or impossible to create and maintain. Let’s fastly look why it’s easy to think so. Firstly, we think that having much stuff is connected to having kids at home, or even that it’s necessary. Maybe it’s because the market …

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How to Live Happier despite Mother’s Exhaustion

The everyday, physical reality of being a mom of little kids is tiredness. The mother’s exhaustion Especially if you choose to take care of your kids by yourself. Especially if you have no extended family living near you to help on weekends. Especially if your husband is working and commuting long hours. Especially if you …

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How to Create the Relationship of Your Dreams with the Feminine Energy - Slow and Happy blog about creating a fulfilling feminine life

How to create the relationship of your dreams with the feminine energy

The theories of feminine and masculine energy, including the ancient Far Eastern knowledge of yin and yang, explain to us how to act in different areas of life as human beings, searching for peace, happiness, love, and fulfillment. These teachings can show us how men, women and their relationship function and how to create a …

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