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Jan Hunt focuses on finding solutions that respect all family members. She has over twenty five years of experience as a counselor, author, and unschooling parent. Parenting can be easy and joyful!
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Our vision is a world in which all children are treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and compassion.
In such a world, every child can grow into adulthood with a generous capacity for love and trust. Our society
has no more urgent task.
(The Natural Child Project mission statement, ©1996)

March 2015
 
Bonus Gift Special Extended
We're extending our bonus gift offer through Friday, April 3! Choose either a copy of A Gift for Baby, or a set of Unschooling Cards with any order of $20 or more. Choose your free gift here.
Research: Children Feel Most Positively about Mothers Who Respect Their Autonomy
"Research shows that the quality of mother-child relationships greatly influences children's development socially, emotionally and academically..."
Are Video Games Dangerous?
by Peter Gray

"For many years now, researchers have been trying to prove that video games are bad. Much of the attention has focused on the violent content of some of the games, and many dozens of studies have been done in attempts to prove that playing violent video games causes real-world violence..."
Quote of the Month - March
"Our survival as a species depends on our ability to recognize that our well-being and the well-being of others are in fact one and the same."
- Marshall Rosenberg
Handmade Waldorf Dolls Now Available
Our lovely Waldorf dolls are handmade using all natural fibers. Each set is a unique, one-of-a-kind creation, and includes a mama, baby, and cloth sling. We currently have three sets available, sold on a first come,
first served basis.
Featured article:
Children Don't Really Misbehave by Thomas Gordon, Ph.D.
"Most parents and teachers think of children as either 'behaving' or 'misbehaving'. This labeling of behavior as 'good' and 'bad' begins when the child is quite young. In our training programs we try to help parents see that children don't really misbehave..."
How to Hold Your Baby by Jan Hunt
"I was recently asked how to hold a baby. This is an interesting question, because it's a reminder of how far we've come from intuitive parenting. If we could travel back in time to the Stone Age, and were to ask mothers and fathers this question, I'm sure they would be quite perplexed..."
Marshall Rosenberg 1932 - 2015
"I am so saddened by this great loss to all of humanity. Whenever I am unsure how to handle a challenging situation, I often think, What would Marshall say? How would he handle this? I will continue to have these thoughts, as I'm sure many others will too. And that is exactly the kind of far-reaching legacy he has left for all of us." - Jan Hunt
 

 

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