For more than two decades,¬†Mothering Magazine¬†has been the source for sound alternatives to mainstream parenting. Now Peggy O’Mara, editor and publisher of¬†Mothering Magazine,¬†brings her knowledge and compassion to a compendium of never-before-published parenting wisdom — and presents, in one convenient volume, a genuinely natural approach to raising our children.
Natural Family Living
The¬†Mothering Magazine¬†Guide to Parenting
An internationally renowned advocate of natural parenting, Peggy O’Mara covers a vast range of timeless and contemporary issues in detail and with authority — from the practical to the philosophical, from preconception to adolescence:
* Embracing a conscious, conscientious pregnancy
* Natural childbirth, homebirth, and midwifery
* Attachment parenting
* Healthful eating for the whole family — and balanced attitudes toward food and diet
* Alternative health care for children, including homeopathy, bodywork, herbal remedies, and aromatherapy
* Family matters: from discipline issues to home entertainment
* Uses and abuses of television, computers, and video games
* Approaches to sexuality
* Home schooling and alternative education.
This groundbreaking book helps parents make informed choices on cutting-edge issues as they strive to create a whole, healthy family environment. Illustrated with photos, and featuring enlightening interviews,¬†Natural Family Living¬†is the only guide authorized by the world’s most savvy parenting publication.