Parenting Evolution is the Solution: Weekly Round Up

A weekly round up of OMB News, vegan recipes, attachment parenting support, gentle discipline information, and pieces that encourage us to connect with our children. Food Orange Kale Pear Smoothie (kids weren’t big fans, but Kris and I really liked Continue reading Parenting Evolution is the Solution: Weekly Round Up

My Kids Live in a Bubble: Motherhood Moment #7

When this photo was taken, we were at one of our closest friends houses celebrating a special birthday and Halloween.  In the rooms behind me, more than 15 children were playing instruments. Six moms were laughing and talking loud enough Continue reading My Kids Live in a Bubble: Motherhood Moment #7

Three More Bites or No Dessert: Learning to Parent Respectfully

Learning to Parent Respectfully

I threatened and punished my children for too long.  Now, I am learning to parent respectfully. “Three more bites or no dessert”.  “Do what I say, or I will take away your favorite toy.”  I said these things for too Continue reading Three More Bites or No Dessert: Learning to Parent Respectfully

One Mother’s Experience with Cry It Out

by:  Hailey Williamson When I think of the times that I stood outside that bedroom door listening to my baby fuss and cry, nervously shifting my weight from foot to foot, I feel ashamed. Every instinct in my body wanted Continue reading One Mother’s Experience with Cry It Out

Alone to Confident: Parenting Outside of the Mainstream

Parenting Outside of the Mainstream

When my oldest child was born, I hid.  I kept secret the fact that we shared a bed, that I breastfed him almost around the clock and that I never, ever accepted his crying as necessary. The message from those around me was clear; Continue reading Alone to Confident: Parenting Outside of the Mainstream