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The Mindful Parenting eBundle contains more than 22 carefully selected e-products by renowned authors. Some of these products are only available as a standalone through this bundle! This bundle sale is a one-time opportunity, available only from May 28 to June 10, 2013.The Mindful Parenting eBundle gives you answers to the most pertinent parenting questions in a variety of formats: e-mail courses, e-books, audio, and e-magazine. Some of the topics in this bundle include children and food, nurturing creativity, relaxation for parents, connecting through play, peaceful parenting, parenting through divorce, and many more.

The bundle consists of 22 eProducts with a total value of over $274 USD. That’s approximately $1.13 per eProduct! Products included:

  • 3 resources for stress relief for parents
  • 6 peaceful guidance tools
  • 5 creative play resources
  • 3 motherhood resources
  • plus bonus resources and a freebie!

The bundle includes my new book,  42 Rules for Divorcing with Children: Doing It with Dignity & Grace While Raising Happy, Healthy, Well-Adjusted Children.


List of contributors:

Parenting for Social Change by Teresa Graham Brett

parenting-for-social-changeParenting for Social Change: Transform Childhood, Transform the World (2011, Social Change Press) is a powerful parenting book that isn’t about children, but about the harmful cultural messages we, as parents, perpetuate in our relationships with children. It addresses the work we as parents must do to free ourselves, the children who share our lives, and our world from those harmful messages.

The author, Teresa Graham Brett, uses current social science research to debunk the myth that controlling children is necessary to ensure they grow up to be healthy and responsible adults. She demonstrates how changing our parent-child relationships plays a critical role in creating social change. More importantly, it gives parents strategies and tools for letting go of harmful control of children.


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A Unique 7-Step Parenting Tool: Sleep talking


by Marcy Axness

Relaxation Meditation, audio by Amy Phoenix of Presence Parenting


Relaxation Meditation helps you access inner awareness and resolve, cultivating the space for true, lasting transformation. Relax into parenting as you enhance your relationship with yourself, your child, and life at the same time.

About the author: Amy Phoenix, mom of five, trained meditation facilitator and recovering control-freak, shares a simple, practical experience for true relaxation and self-reflection to help you parent on purpose (instead of from reactivity).

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Guest post: The Benefits of Meditation During Stressful Times – Part 1

Newbie’s Guide to Positive Parenting by Rebecca Eanes of Positive Parents


The Newbie’s Guide to Positive Parenting is an introduction to the philosophy of positive parenting. It addresses what positive parenting is, and what it is not (permissive parenting). It discusses how to change your mindset from the traditional paradigm of control and fear to the positive parenting paradigm of connection and love. It gives you teaching tools and discusses the differences between consequences, punishments, and problem-solving. Finally, it goes over enforcing limits without punishments and 10 alternatives to punishments as well as 10 things that are more important than discipline.

This eBook will give you clarity on positive parenting and offer you tools and skills that will strengthen your relationship with your child while teaching values and instilling the self-discipline that will benefit your child for a lifetime. The Newbie’s Guide to Positive Parenting provides several scenarios so you can see how positive parenting principles are applied in everyday situations.

About the author: Rebecca Eanes is the founder of She is the mother of 2 amazing, sweet, active boys. Rebecca’s other works include a co-authored book, Positive Parenting in Action. She is also currently working on a full social-emotional curriculum to be released in 2013.

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Issue three of the Play Grow Learn Magazine by Christie Burnett of Childhood 101

playgrowlearnBursting with ideas for playing inside and outside, with activities for moving, talking, cooking, creating, thinking, singing, imagining and constructing, Play Grow Learn is a downloadable e-zine that provides both inspiration and information for parents and educators of children from birth to 5 years. Issue 3 includes over 100 playful activities including play suggestions for toddlers, an outdoor math hunt, ideas for exploring science in the kitchen, woodwork activities perfect for kids, an exclusive full colour set of printable puppets to get you singing with your kids PLUS art projects, book reviews, toy suggestions, playful parenting ideas, tips for making pack away time fun…and more!

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About the editor: Christie Burnett is the mother of two and early childhood teacher behind the award winning parenting blog, With extensive experience across a range of early education settings, including day care, kindergarten and elementary school, Christie now works as a freelance writer with articles about parenting and education appearing both online and in print. Her first book, Time to Create- Hands On Explorations in Process Art for Young Children, will be published by Gryphon House in May 2013.

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Getting Back on Track! Why We Explode and What We Can Do About it, audio by Genevieve Simperingham of Peaceful Parent Institute

getting-back-on-trackListen to this audio to gain lots of insights into the tendency to meltdown, why it happens, how to see it coming and what to do instead of yelling or otherwise acting from a place of overwhelm and frustration. You’ll gain reassurance that it’s much more common than you thought, that it’s not your fault, but it is your responsibility. You’ll learn that there are psychological triggers going back to childhood at the core of your tendency to lose your cool. And most importantly you’ll gain lots of great tips and strategies from Genevieve and Patty that will make it so much easier to be the peaceful parent that you know that you really can be.

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Guest postWhy We explode – And How to Prevent It

Excerpt: Mindfulness. Becoming more mindful of our triggers plays a big part in parenting from the heart with more connection and patience. It can be valuable to take time to reflect on the things that your child does that can really trigger/activate some big feelings in you and explore what’s familiar about these situations? For instance, if your child ignoring you is a trigger, does it evoke familiar feelings from your childhood years? When triggered, words can pour out of our mouths that shock us to hear, often the same words that hurt so much as a child. It’s a kind of unconscious re-enactment. The more conscious we become of our triggers, the more we can mobilize and resolve these packages of pain inside and begin to bring conscious awareness to the process as it’s happening, or about to happen and change direction. I developed my Stress Relief for Parents CD with this whole subject in mind. The tracks equip the listener with exercises to help them resolve difficult feelings, gain insights into what unresolved emotions are being triggered and offers a blissful 15 minute body relaxation.

Creative Play Workshop, email course by Gina Kimmel of Connecting Family and Seoul andKatherine Lockett of Creative Playhouse


Gina is a stay-at-home mom to Grady (2.5) and has recently moved back to her hometown in Pennsylvania. She started blogging in 2011 as a way to record her family’s memories and share ways to foster connections through play and inspiration. She received her B.A. in Sociology and a M.Ed. in Elementary Education. Prior to becoming a SAHM, Gina taught 4th and 5th grade in the public school systems. To learn more about Gina, click here.

Kat is a work at home mum of 2, to Jake (3) and Poppy (1), and hails from the UK. She blogs creatively about her two passions, play and parenting, at Creative Playhouse and her collaborative blog, Mummyology. She received her B.A. in Performance Studies and earned an M.A. in the Arts. Her background includes early years education and special needs (with a focus in autism.) To learn more about Kat, click here.

Mindset for Moms by Jamie Martin

WebMindset for Moms: From Mundane to Marvelous Thinking in Just 30 Days is a guide for better thinking and increased happiness in parenting and in life. Lessons about positivity that took Jamie years to learn, you can learn in days–30 days, to be exact. She’s consolidated the concepts in this e-book into short entries–perfect for busy moms to read and apply for immediate results.

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About the author: Jamie Martin is the mama to three cute kids born on three separate continents. She blogs about intentional motherhood at and about education at She’s also the author of two books: Steady Days and Mindset for Moms.

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Lucy Pearce of Dreaming Aloud

1-cover-of-moods-of-motherhoodA compilation of her best-loved posts on motherhood from her popular blog, Dreaming Aloud, columns from JUNO magazine and many new pieces, never before published. According to one reader, “This book puts the mother, back in motherhood”. “It is no ordinary parenting book” but full of her trademark searing honesty and raw emotions. It will make you laugh, cry and feel deeply accepted – wherever on your mothering journey you may be.

Topics include: pregnancy and birth, happy days, anger and fierceness, sleep, playfulness, grief, love, patience, tenderness, homemaking… it is illustrated throughout with beautiful black and white photographs.

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About the author

Lucy H. Pearce is author of several books, including Moon Time: a guide to celebrating your menstrual cycle and the forthcoming The Rainbow Way: Cultivating Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood (November 2013) and a gentle book for introducing girls to the cycles of womanhood entitled: Reaching for the Moon (July 2013)Her work has been lauded as “life-changing” by women around the world. She has contributed to a number of anthologies and blogs, and her work is seen regularly on Rhythm of the Home and Tiny Buddha.

She is contributing editor at a natural parenting magazine (JUNO) and founder of The Happy Womb, for empowering women’s resources. She blogs on creativity, mindfulness & motherhood at Dreaming Aloud, and a baking blog The Queen of Puddings. She is a blogging consultant and teacher. You can connect with Dreaming AloudThe Queen of Puddings & The Happy Womb on Facebook & Twitter.

She and her husband share the care of their three children, currently aged 7,5 and 3,  and live on the south-coast of Ireland.

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42 Rules for Divorcing with Children, by Melinda Roberts

42RulesForDivorcingWithChildren_Cover42 Rules for Divorcing With Children offers practical ways to manage a healthy divorce, build a better team in two houses, minimize stress and anxiety on all fronts, and construct relationships with open and consistent communication. In this book you will learn:

  1. What putting the children first really means.
  2. How to preserve marital assets for you and your children.
  3. How to set reasonable ground rules for the divorce and going forward.
  4. How to set a respectful communication example so that you can divorce with dignity.

Use this book as objective advice, refer to it often, share it with others, use it as a reality check, and realize that divorce is not linear and that damage is not permanent or irreparable. If you do this well, the other parent will always be in your life. Find a way to make that tolerable for everyone, because no matter where you go or what you do, your children are tethered to both of you in an incredibly delicate and important way. Learn to accommodate each other as a gift to your children while they grow. Share others’ success stories for simple, practical advice and insights. See how taking care of yourself will help you take care of your family and prevent divorce remorse and divided loyalties. Set good examples that will help them make their own relationship choices wisely by drawing on your positive experience. And for you, know that someday, somewhere, you will almost certainly find a partner with whom you can have a mutually respectful, loving, and responsible relationship.

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About the author: Melinda Roberts is a pioneer in the blogging community, founding The Mommy Blog in 2002. Witty, sarcastic, and engaging, her writing has been described as a cross between Erma Bombeck, Nora Ephron, and Helen Fielding. Melinda has appeared on Oprah, CNN, ABC, Fox, CBS and other fancy media outlets. Her first book, Mommy Confidential: Adventures from the Wonderbelly of Motherhood was nominated for The Blooker Prize in 2007. Newly remarried, Melinda and her husband live with their blended family of six children in the Bay Area.

Mommy Overwhelm by Laura Schuerwegen of Authentic Parenting

mommy-overwhelmMommy Overwhelm is a step-stone guide for parents who want to overcome daily overwhelm, stress and depression. In this book, Laura draws from her own experience overcoming a longstanding depression to hand you the tools to heal. From strengthening foods and herbs to exercises and activities, this guide will kickstart your journey to happier, balanced parenting.

What readers say about Mommy Overwhelm:

I love your sense of urgency on this issue – the way you talk about reaching out and getting the community you deserve. Too many times, women end up doing it all and struggling in silence. So many moms can “keep it together” but that’s not the way to live. They deserve more help and more support.

About the author

Belgian born author and aspiring naturopath Laura Schuerwegen healed from a longstanding depression after the birth of her second child. She is an avid supporter of children’s rights and natural parenting practices and writes about these topics at Authentic Parenting (

For the past seven years, she has been living with her ever growing family in Sub-Saharan Africa. Connect with Laura onFacebookPinterest and Twitter.

Author Q&ALaura Schuerwegen – Q&A

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Nurturing Creativity, Guide for Busy Parents by Renee Tougas of Tougas Café


Nurturing Creativity: A Guide for Busy Moms is a book to help you grow creatively.Nurturing Creativity is about embracing the seasons of motherhood and appreciating where you are while helping you to make creativity a priority in your life. It will encourage you to let go of perfection, to start small, and to find inspiration in everyday living. This little book will challenge you to make the most of the time you do have. Time you can spend creating beauty and meaning – with your head, heart, and hands.

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About the author: Renee is a hiker and homemaker; a mother and wife; a writer and photographer. Renee and her family make their home on the side of a mountain in Quebec, Canada where they create, work, and learn together each day.

Renee is a creative spirit with a practical and down-to-earth approach. She brings this perspective to her work as a homeschool coach and teacher, blogger, and freelance writer. Fresh and honest, Renee’s blog FIMBY ( is the story of interest-led learning, intentional and adventurous family living.

The Playful Family by Shawn Ledington Fink

playful-family-cover-finalThe Playful Family encourages and challenges busy parents to slow down and spend quality time together with their children, regardless of their age. With nearly 100 ways to connect, engage and play together this easy-to-read e-book is a must-have resource for any parent interested in becoming more playful and happy while raising children. Each chapter includes dozens of ideas as well as a challenge to motivate families to put their own ideas to work in real life.

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About the author: Shawn Ledington Fink is the author of The Playful Family and the Thinking Mama behind the Awesomely Awake who is changing the world — one family at a time. She is a peace and kindness spreader and teaches e-courses that inspire families to find their happy place. Her e-course The Playful Family Adventure is open for registration until June 23. She also leads the The Abundant Mama Project that leads women into a daily gratitude practice. You can follow Shawn on her Blog or find her on PinterestFacebook and Twitter

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Poetry of a Hobo Mama by Lauren Wayne of Hobo Mama

PHM-front-cover-kindlePoetry of a Hobo Mama is a collection of poems by Lauren Wayne, inspired by the initial three years of parenting her firstborn son, Mikko.

I sling my baby like a bindle on my back,
tramping along the tracks
countless feet have worn before.

Poetry of a Hobo Mama contains three years’ worth of parenting poetry, written from the time Lauren and her husband, Sam, were preparing for Mikko, through watching him grow to three years old. She has included poems that speak of their natural parenting journey — breastfeeding, the family bed, elimination communication, and natural birth among them.

The book is a combination of free verse and more traditional poetry forms, and the topics and tone run through all the variations the poet felt when writing them: the grief of miscarriage, the anticipation of trying to conceive, the upheaval of the newborn months, the joy of parenting, and the balance of motherhood and personal passion.


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About the author:
Lauren Wayne lives and writes in the Pacific Northwestern USA, with her husband, Sam, and their two sweet boys: six-year-old Mikko and two-year-old Alrik. She has been writing and publishing poetry for twenty years, but parenting has added even more inspiration. Poetry allows her to be honest about her emotional journey and to show an image, pin down a feeling, in a way that other writing does not.

Lauren blogs at Hobo Mama about natural and attachment parenting, and gives a behind-the-scenes look at writing at She co-hosts the monthlyCarnival of Natural Parenting and is a cofounder of Natural Parents Network, a site that brings together attachment parents interested in a natural lifestyle.

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Encouraging Words for Kids by Kelly Bartlett of Parenting From Scratch

encouraging-wordsEncouraging Words for Kids gives parents over 150 examples of phrases to say that inspire a child’s confidence and self-motivation. Encouragement is about drawing forth a child’s own drive to work hard and do what’s right without being told; this book shows you how to get there. It is a guide that parents can turn to again and again whenever they need a dose of inspiration in creating positive communication with their kids.


About the author

Kelly Bartlett is a parent educator and writer with a focus on child development, family relationships, and discipline. She holds a BA in biology and secondary education as well as two additional certifications as a parent educator with The Positive Discipline Association and a leader with Attachment Parenting International. Kelly’s articles have been published in parenting magazines all over the world, and she is a regular contributor for Green ChildNurture, and Attached Family magazines on the topic of positive discipline. She blogs at

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Raising a Creative Kid by Jillian Riley of A Mom With a Lesson Plan

creative-kid-1Raising a Creative Kid:  Simple Strategies for Igniting and Nurturing that Creative Spark  is just what you need to transform your environment into a creativity growth center. With creative exercises following each of the  sections I have made moving into a creative lifestyle as easy as possible. Just like I do with everything else on, I use and recommend materials that are inexpensive or free.

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About the author

Besides a love for her kids (and well just kids in general) Jillian has a degree in Early Childhood Education and 10 years experience as a preschool teacher.  Right now her “students” call her mom.  Jillian believes that life offers an abundance of learning opportunities. She loves figuring out what they are and how they can be expanded on.

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Children and Food by Tara Wagner of The Organic Sister


This mini-toolkit helps you recreate the whole family’s experience with food. No more fighting at dinnertime. No more forcing or bribing. No more worrying about your child’s ability to make good choices. You’ll have the tools necessary to begin to release control, lean into Trust, and make mealtime a joyful and fun experience. But it starts with your own relationship with food. It includes:

  • 72 min audio: Describes the most important principles in raising healthy children and how to begin practicing them (Value: $200)
  • 39 page workbook: Packed full of exercises to help you DIG IN and put new traditions and experiences into place (Value: $40)
  • Covers everything from: how your experience with food affects your children and how to change that, how to meet the varying needs and tastes of the whole family without feeling like a “short order cook”, as well as tips, ideas, strategies, recipes, and more from me and other mindful mamas.

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About the author: Tara Wagner is a writer, life coach, and creator of the Digging Deep process and The Organic Sisterhood. Her work revolves around one very simple, but very challenging practice: getting out of our heads, getting out of the box we’ve been living in, and learning how to drop into our heart, into our core, and allow all we do to flow from Who We Are. You can find her online at or on Instagram @tarawagner.

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Coming of Age audio by DeAnna L’Am

  • Witch-Hazel-Maiden-EMPOWERRemember “The Talk” you received from your Mom, or your school’s nurse?
  • Remember how awkward you felt listening?
  • Wonder how you can do a better job with your girl?

If you would you like to feel relaxed, confident, and at ease when speaking with your girl about becoming a woman – this is for you!
You will experience a sense of CALM and PEACE within yourself; An INNER EASE about the girl YOU once were; A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING of what your girl is feeling; SELF-TRUST going into any conversation with your girl; And a growing EASE in your relationship with her.
This down-loadable recording will deepen trust between you and your girl, and lay a foundation for lifelong openness between you!

About the author

DeAnna L’am, (B.A.) speaker, coach, and trainer, is author of ‘Becoming Peers – Mentoring Girls Into Womanhood’ and ‘A Diva’s guide to Getting Your Period’. She is founder of Red Moon School of Empowerment for Women & Girls™ and of Red Tents In Every Neighborhood – Global Network. Her pioneering work has been transforming women’s & girls’ lives around the world, for over 20 years. DeAnna helps women & girls love themselves unconditionally! She teaches mothers how to model self-acceptance, self-care, and self-esteem to their daughters, welcome them into empowered womanhood, and lay a foundation for lifelong trust between them. Visit her at: Connect with DeAnna on her facbook page:

Guest postMom’s Nest (or: How To Discuss Menstruation With Your Child)

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The background and inspiration for my work

My first period lacked warmth, celebration, or a sense of belonging, though my mother was present. This experience propelled me to a lifelong passion for welcoming girls into womanhood in empowering and honoring ways. I worked to heal the experience of my own first period, and as a result realized that most every woman has a story to tell, and heal, from her coming of age years. My calling became that of helping women heal their own adolescence, as the spring board to welcoming girls into womanhood in authentic and empowering ways.

The Parenting Primer, A Guide to Positive Parenting in the First Six Years by Michelle Carchae of The Parent Vortex

parenting_primer_cover_smallThe Parenting Primer is a guide to the main ideas and strategies used in gentle discipline. It will show you how attachment works to create harmony in families, empowering you to parent in a positive, creative way.

The Parenting Primer begins by looking at how love and limits influence our parenting, then explores other topics that affect our relationships with our children, such as information on brain development or personality, communication skills, lifestyle choices, creativity and self-discipline.

About the Author

Michelle Carchrae is often asking those important life questions: “who moved the scissors?”, “how would you do that differently next time?” and “are you finished with the glitter glue?” Homeschooling two girls, ages 6 and 3, is her full time job. The rest of the time Michelle can be found blogging at The Parent Vortex, hiking in the forest or knitting and reading simultaneously. She recently published her first book, The Parenting Primer: A guide to positive parenting in the first six years, and moved to a little patch of rock and forest in the Salish Sea.

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Plus A lovely freebie by Jennifer Saleem of Hybrid Rasta MamaThe Mindful Mothering Challenge

Jennifer Saleem (Hybrid Rasta Mama)


This 57 page eBook takes mothers through 20 small steps designed to help them become more mindful mothers. Follow along with Jennifer’s journey as you begin your own. The Mindful Mothering Challenge will awaken your mothering, push you beyond your comfort zone, and deepen your connection with your children.

This bundle is available only from MAY 28 to JUNE 10. After that, these products will never be sold together again at this price!
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