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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.
Creating a Peaceful World through Peaceful Parenting
May 2017
Featured Article by Jan Hunt
Deschooling a Parent: Learning to Trust
"Most of us were taught at school to see a false dichotomy between 'learning' and 'fun'. We came to believe that if it's 'educational', it can't be fun, and if it's fun, it can't be learning! ..."  Read more

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We're offering a combo set of Jan Hunt's A Gift for Baby plus a set of Parenting Cards at a 25% discount through May. A perfect gift for baby showers!

New Item: Nursing Necklaces
A must-have for every breastfeeding and babywearing mom! A nursing necklace gives an active, curious child something interesting to hold and play with, making your nursing time calmer and happier for both of you.
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Quote of the Month - May
"So often, children are punished for being human. They are not allowed to have grumpy moods, bad days, disrespectful tones, or bad attitudes. Yet, we adults have them all the time..."  Read full quote
Dr. Peter S. Cook, 1927 - 2017
We are sad to report that our friend and colleague Peter Cook died on March 25, 2017. Dr. Cook was a child and family psychiatrist in Sydney, Australia and the author of two books.  Read more
Why Our Coercive System of Schooling Should Topple by Peter Gray
"Here are four reasons why Self-Directed Education will replace forced schooling. How can I believe that our system of compulsory schooling is about to collapse? People point out that in many ways the schooling system is stronger now than ever..."  Read more
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