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Reduced Prices on Books and Parenting Cards!
We've lowered the prices of several of our most popular items: Parenting Cards, Unschooling Cards, The Natural Child: Audiobook Edition, The Unschooling Unmanual, and A Gift for Baby have each been reduced by 25%.
 
 
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Jan Hunt focuses on finding solutions that respect all family members. She has over 25 years of experience as a counselor, author, and unschooling parent. Parenting can be easy and joyful!
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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)

February 2015
 
Handmade Waldorf Dolls Now Available
Our lovely Waldorf dolls are handmade using all natural fibers. Each set is a unique, one-of-a-kind creation, and includes a mama, baby, and cloth sling. We currently have three sets available, sold on a first come,
first served basis.
Featured article:
Children Don't Really Misbehave by Thomas Gordon, Ph.D.
Most parents and teachers think of children as either "behaving" or "misbehaving". This labeling of behavior as "good" and "bad" begins when the child is quite young. In our training programs we try to help parents see that children don't really misbehave...
How to Hold Your Baby by Jan Hunt
I was recently asked how to hold a baby. This is an interesting question, because it's a reminder of how far we've come from intuitive parenting. If we could travel back in time to the Stone Age, and were to ask mothers and fathers this question, I'm sure they would be quite perplexed...
Quote of the Month - February
"When I was five years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy'. They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life." - John Lennon
Marshall Rosenberg 1932 - 2015
"I am so saddened by this great loss to all of humanity. Whenever I am unsure how to handle a challenging situation, I often think, What would Marshall say? How would he handle this? I will continue to have these thoughts, as I'm sure many others will too. And that is exactly the kind of far-reaching legacy he has left for all of us." - Jan Hunt
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...
  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
 

 

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