Posts tagged kids
Journal: 7/18/18 Parenting, our way

I could tell she was shocked, but the question was innocent.

I don't get upset about these sorts of questions. When you do life different than the norm, in any way, people are curious. They become fascinated and interested when you calmly share your story and perspective. This is the approach I try to take. I'm not trying to "win" anybody to my side or convince anyone my way is magical. Turns out, parenting isn't a religion.... or a war. 

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8 Ways You Can Improve Your Child's Nutrition-- without Vegetables!

Veggies aren’t really THAT important!

There.

I said it.

We seem to have this idea that if we don’t consume broccoli florets, green beans, and (God Forbid) kale in mass quantities that we will die some horrible death. The reality is that humans have existed, and thrived, in the tundra and in the desert for millennia. Additionally, as hunters and gatherers a giant bowl of salad was impossible. 

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