Bedsharing controversy
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Bedsharing controversy

I’m sure that by now, you have all seen the “shocking” video by Bothell Police Department – the one which discourages parents from co-sleeping. While I totally understand why the enthusiasts of evolutionary parenting, attachment parenting, gentle parenting and others are so unhappy with this video, I would like to convince you there are positives of it, …

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Tolerance part1
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Tolerance, part 1

I was writing this post at midnight with brain full of thoughts, heart full of good will but mind so tired the post turned out not saying what I had meant. I am very sorry if it offended anyone, the purpose was opposite. I mean for mothers to become more assured in their decisions, more …

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10 tips for kids friendly restaurants
Parenthood Baby Food

10 tips for kids friendly restaurants

To all restaurant owners (who consider families as a part of their target market), Having families with children as customers is not easy. It can be stressful, demanding, messy and loud. There is another side to it though: going out to eat is sometimes a hassle for parents and not-at-all-fun time for kids. Why so …

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Mother’s gut
Parenting

Mother’s gut

If you have internet access and minimal interest in parenting methods you know that the number of experts, theories and research to back everyone up is overwhelming. What’s more, it’s impossible to fit one method to every family, I’d even say that it’s impossible to fit a full method to one family because the hypothetical …

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Tolerance part. 2
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Tolerance part. 2

Breast vs bottle, nature vs C-section and vaccinations are medical-related topics that divide mothers in a modern world. But there are so many other aspects of parenting than just medicine. Unfortunately all those aspects divide parents even more every day, everywhere. We’ve recently had a one week holiday with 3 other couples, all parents. We spent …

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Parenting Play and crafts ideas

Painting on ice

If you can dance on ice, why not go for painting on ice? I saw this activity lately on one of my favorite blogs – Toddler Approved. It’s so simple to set up, it would be a sin to not to try. 21 month old Z is still too young to fully appreciate or to profit from …

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