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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)

January 2015
 
Featured article:
Creating a Peaceful World through Parenting

by Jan and Jason Hunt

Every infant beams when there is peace in the home, and looks perplexed and cries when there is not. To an infant, conflict is a puzzle. As infants, we not only want everyone to get along, we expect it. We are born expecting peace...
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"Listening is where love begins."

- Fred Rogers

  Jan Hunt's Counseling Service Now Available
Jan has reopened her counseling service following her family move back to British Columbia. Jan has a Master of Science degree in counseling and over 25 years of experience helping parents discover the joys of compassionate parenting and natural  learning. She would love to talk with you!    Arrange counseling     Read testimonials
Hungry or not, children will eat sweets
Even though they are not hungry, children as young as three will find high-energy treats too tempting to refuse, new research has confirmed. In a study of three and four year olds, 100 per cent of children opted for a sweet or savory snack despite eating a filling healthy lunch only 15 minutes prior.
Unsolicited Evaluation is the Enemy of Creativity
by Peter Gray

Children's lives, both in and out of school, have become increasingly controlled and regulated by adult authorities. Here is some further evidence that freedom - including freedom from unasked-for evaluation - is an essential element to the blooming of creativity.
 

 

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