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These are great ideas for how to get work done on your blog while you're on your phone. All mobile-friendly for easy multitasking!

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Do you spend more time near your smartphone than your computer? You can still get plenty of work done on your blog when you're on the go with these mobile-friendly tasks!
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Teaching your children not to cooperate with law enforcement
This article is written from a U.S. perspective with regards to matters of law. I welcome other perspectives in the comments. Did you see Making a Murderer , about a man who's been convicted AGAIN of a crime he possibly did not commit? We don't have to go i...
How to protect our kids from false confessions and police interrogations: Teach your children to say they want their parents present for any police questioning.
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How to make a scavenger hunt for your kids
It's easy and fun to DIY a scavenger hunt for your kids . Scavenger hunts are great options for so many occasions and reasons : Interactive birthday party activity (the prize could be presents for the birthday kid or goody bags for guests) Practice with rea...
7 tips for a fun and educational search for holidays, birthday parties, special occasions, rainy days, or just because!
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Sunday Surf: Misery as a requirement, breastfeeding mermaids, & mini-Bronies
Welcome to the Sunday Surf, a tour of the best blogposts I've read throughout the week. Sunday Surf is back! For today! I'm not promising to keep this up weekly as in the past, but every once in awhile, I have links and other resources I just wanna share. T...
The best reading of the week: Arguments against homeschooling, how to start unschooling, and a bizarre effort to stop calling breastfeeding natural.
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How to prevent leg cramps during pregnancy: The ONLY thing that works!
When I was pregnant, each time there were nights when I'd wake up in the middle of the night with a charley horse in my calf, leaving me gasping in pain and shock and unsure what to do to fix the problem . By my third pregnancy, I knew just what would solve...
Tired of trying a million pointless remedies to pregnancy calf cramps? This ONE trick will solve the problem!
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New tips & tricks to go viral with your repins & clicks. #pinterest #blogging  #bloggingtips  
Make sure your posts get discovered on Pinterest with the sizes, styles, and coding that work the best.
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Growing with their trees: A height comparison through eight years
We bought a baby Christmas tree for Mikko's first Christmas, so we did the same for Alrik and Karsten. Here's how their measurements are keeping up over the years. First, a look back: 6-month-old Mikko's baby tree. 3-and-a-half-year-old Mikko with his now b...
We bought living trees for our kids' first Christmases. Here's how tall each one has grown!
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A tough topic but an important one: How to protect our kids from false confessions during police interrogations.
How to protect our kids from false confessions and police interrogations: Teach your children to say they want their parents present for any police questioning.
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The golden hour at Gas Works Park
Sam and the boys went to Gas Works Park in Seattle and then to a neighboring playground, at just the right time on a spring evening.
Photo shoot of three boys playing in a Seattle park.
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Decluttering when poor & the fear of minimalism
Have you ever tried to pare down your belongings when you have no money ? It takes a steady hand and a brave heart, that's for sure. I came across Marie Kondo 's book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up : The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing ,...
Paring down and giving away is harder when you know you can't afford to replace anything you miss.
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My Easter chicks
17-month-old Karsten in vintage smocking by my mom I … er, I mean, the Easter Bunny … created a scavenger hunt for the kids to find their goodies. Mikko did well at reading them, and they both were great at deciphering the clues and uncovering the next hidi...
An Easter scavenger hunt for eggs and baskets makes for three happy boys!
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* How to Get Your Children’s Book Published: Agent Jennifer Laughran Answers Your Top 10 Questions at The Book Doctors
* 6 Guaranteed Ways to Get More Followers on #Facebook, #Twitter, and Google+ by Buffer
* Kazuo Ishiguro Has a Brilliant Response to People Who Think Genre Fiction Doesn’t Matter at Charlie Jane Anders
* How to Use Hashtags on #Instagram Now at Louise Myers How-To Graphics
* An #Editing Checklist For Writers at Writers Write
* How to shake your creative block for good at Better With a Pen
* See a perfect headstone for a lifelong book lover at Aunt Agatha's Mystery Bookshop.
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Lauren Wayne, writer and natural parent. Riding the rails with my husband, Crackerdog Sam, and my three hobo boys: Mikko, Alrik, & Karsten. Trying every day to parent intentionally and with grace. Blogging about parenting at HoboMama.com and about being a professional author at LaurenWayne.com and cofounder of Natural Parents Network.
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Teaching your children not to cooperate with law enforcement
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36 natural & candy-free Easter basket alternatives
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Are you filling up a basket with Easter goodies for a little one and want to skimp on the sweet stuff or skip candy altogether? Bonus points

Funniest inexplicable Kidz Bop lyric changes
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The humorous and bizarre bowdlerizing of pop lyrics sung by children.

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The Motherhood Bundle has just a few hours left, so hurry to get 10 ebooks for $10!

Scally Wag Legwarmers
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Ahoy, there! Walking the plank or searching for treasure can be done in scurvy style when wearing heather gray and red Scally Wag legwarmers

Facebook Threaded Comments: To Opt In or Not? | Social Media Today
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You’ll have heard by now that the Facebook threaded comments feature recently started rolling out, allowing users to reply to specific comme

Wordless Wednesday: Christmas here & there
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Our holiday festivities: dancing with Sankta Lucia, boots out for Nikolaustag, greeting the teddy bears, constructing with gingerbread, and

Silent Sunday Round-Up of Blogs written by Women
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Appleseed Lane
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Fun monthly science experiments for kids.

Travel games and fun when bored
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Try out How to Fool Your Kids into Having Fun So You Can for some creative, simple travel games to keep everyone entertained on the road.

Sunday Surf: Respectful parenting
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Best blog reading of the week: Getting rid of yelling and bullying our children, and suicide reporting on social media.

Butternut squash with pinto beans recipe {gluten-free, grain-free}
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Butternut squash is the perfect fall ingredient. When serving it as a full meal instead of just a side dish, add a layer of salted mashed pi

Natural, simple pest control: Fruit flies, fleas, & ants
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Try these kid- and pet-safe deterrents and treatments for common indoor insect infestations.

Raising daughters to be who they are
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How do you sort through the media's messages about girls and raise daughters without fear and with a good sense of groundedness? Guest post

Sunday Surf: Summery out-and-about
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Best blog reading of the week: What to do instead of hitting, Victorian breastfeeding photos, traveling while kids are little, and making mo

On dressing children
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Do you use hand-me-downs and gifts or take on the privilege, joy, and burden of clothing your children yourself?

Wordless Wednesday: Cute kid & a two-headed cat
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Sweet smile on the stairs and the incredible two-headed cat, due to a recent spate of cat-bed theft.

Why I wear makeup: A crunchy, feminist perspective
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Why I choose makeup but don't think anyone should choose for anyone else.