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394 family fun article submissions by the Mothering community.

Win a Cloth Diaper Mommy Starter Package from Eco Womb!

  This giveaway has ended. Big congrats to the randomly chosen winner, Shannon Stubbs, comment #679–you will be emailed! In appreciation to all of you wonderful, dedicated moms (and mommies-to-be) for entering the giveaway, Eco Womb is OFFERING 20% OFF of your entire purchase now through the end of May. Just use coupon code mothersday20!       — Win a Mommy Starter Package from Eco Womb! The Prize: Eco Womb is giving away a “Mommy starter package” which includes a Go GaGa diaper bag and a Go GaGa stuff... read more

We're Giving Away Three Copies of Feeding the Whole Family!

This giveaway has ended. Congrats to the winners! If you didn’t win you can still get a copy of this great book here–and don’t forget to check out the fun and helpful whole foods videos on Cookus Interruptus. Winners (please send your shipping info to webeditor[at]mothering.com) Jess – Comment #112 | Natalie Taylor – Comment #129 | Melissa – Comment #188 —- Enter to win a one of three copies of Cynthia Lair’s great cookbook Feeding the Whole Family!!   About the Prize: Feeding the Whole Family is the ideal cookbook for... read more

Abiie Babydeck Stroller Revolutionizing Convenience For Parents

  From now on, parents can stop searching for diaper changing stations or settling for unhygienic restroom conditions. Finding a place to change a baby’s diaper has always been a problem. A dad in New York ended up creating a website for locating all restrooms equipped with changing station (www.daddytypes.com/nyc_mens_room_changing_tables/). This enthusiastic parent’s survey found that many well-known restaurants and cafes, such as Starbucks, were not equipped with changing stations.  Many public restrooms do not have changing stations, forcing parents to change... read more

Enter to Win a Sustainability in Motion Bike Expedition with Common Circle Education!

This promotion has ended. The randomly chosen winner is “Deja”–you will be emailed for your information. Congrats, Deja!! —- Are you up for an adventure?! Enter to win a week long Sustainability in Motion Bike Expedition with Common Circle Education! One winner will be chosen next Monday and will be contacted to work out dates for the expedition from Common Circle Education’s current course schedule. To Enter: Leave a comment on this post. The winner will be announced here on May 16th and contacted by email. About the... read more

Mother's Day Meditation

    Good Times! A Meditation for Mother’s Day:   May I lead with my heart.     May I forgive quickly. May I walk towards what I am wanting. May I bring my full, dynamic-self to the table.     May I invite my child to participate in my best vision for our life together.   May my inner-contentment spread to my... read more

Mother's Day Giveaway: Win a Box of Artisan Truffles from Intrigue Chocolates!

This giveaway this closed. If you didn’t win you can still order Intrigue’s delicious natural chocolates on their website or buy some when you are in Seattle! Use  code IntrigueMothers-05042011 to get 10% off through 5/19/11. The five random winners are: Comment #19, Laurel Comment #28, Shannon Comment #42, Tori Comment #60, Maryanne Comment #61, Manda C. Congrats!! Please contact me at webeditor [at] mothering.com with your shipping address! Mother’s Day is almost here and we have a very special giveaway to help... read more

Win Ina May's New Book--Birth Matters!

This giveaway has ended. Please visit this post to see who won and grab a great deal. Win a copy of Birth Matters: The New Book by Ina May Gaskin! America’s leading midwife explains why birth is a feminist issue. Called “the mother of authentic midwifery,” Ina May Gaskin has practiced for nearly forty years at The Farm Midwifery Center, which is noted for its low rates of intervention, morbidity and mortality. She is the only midwife for whom an obstetric maneuver has been named (Gaskin maneuver). To Enter: Make sure you are a fan of Mothering... read more

This Mother’s Day, Honor a Mother, Rescue Another

Mother and child in Southern Sudan Photo by: Christopher Scott/IRC Thank you to the International Rescue Committee for this guest post. In Southern Sudan, women—who share the same joys of motherhood as your own sisters, mothers, daughters and friends—have a one in seven chance of dying during childbirth. That is simply one chance too many. Every year, over 500,000 women worldwide die from complications during pregnancy and childbirth. The vast majority of these deaths happen in the developing world. Almost all of them are... read more

Baseball 101

      BASEBALL 101 “Mama, it’s time you learn how to bat!” my son declares as he sprints toward me, flushed with adrenaline. I wave to his weary baseball coach, who’s dragging himself to his car. I look at the muddy field, then at my leather shoes, which were anticipating strolling through shops in search of Grandma’s birthday gift, then into a movie theater for a laugh in the dark. “But we have a date! Then Granma’s birthday dinner!” I remind him, ever so cheerfully. “Pleeease! Just one lesson! It’s a life... read more

Win a Plan Toys Dollhouse and Furniture from Walking Stick Toys!!

This giveaway has ended. Congrats to the random winner, Janelle, comment #155!! Janelle, please write me at webeditor[at] mothering.com to claim your prize. Even if you didn’t win you can still get 15% off at Walking Stick Toys right now by using coupon code “MOTHER11″ when you shop! Janelle says: I like Mothering and Walking Stick in real life and on Facebook! Please enter us in the contest. We were just saying that we need to get our son a dollhouse. He loves playing “guys.” —- Enter to win a Plan Toys Chalet Dollhouse and five... read more

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