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In such a world, every child can grow into adulthood with a generous capacity for love and trust.

Creating a Peaceful World through Peaceful Parenting

February 2017

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Featured Article The Baby Is Not "Getting Ready"
by John Holt
"Educators talk all the time about 'skills': reading skills, writing skills, communication skills, even listening skills. It may be true, at the level of words, to say that anyone doing a difficult thing well is using a variety of skills..."
Quote of the Month - February
"The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see."
- Alexandra K. Trenfor
The Unschooling Unmanual  - New Edition
Inspiration and encouragement for both seasoned and prospective unschoolers. This new edition now includes tips for new unschooling parents.
New Article: The Benefits of Baby-led Weaning
by Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett

"Eating with your baby - at the same time, at the same table, and sharing the same food - is at the heart of baby-led weaning. There is no need for 'baby food', purees, or spoon-feeding..."
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