Natural Parenting Forum

Natural Parenting Forum

Often Natural parenting can be an isolating experience with friends and relatives ranging from tolerant to outright opposed. Even if you know other local parents who are raising their children naturally, it is hard to find time to get together. Both children and parenting take time.

Our goal with creating these forums was to provide a place for parents to discuss natural parenting issues. This is a safe place for you to ask questions and a great place to experienced parents to offer suggestions and advice based on what you have learned raising your own kids.

We all are busy, here is a time effective place for us to discuss issues we are passionate about and share pictures from our lives. Let’s build a fun community! The more the merrier…

So take a moment now to read, post or comment about something you are passionate about. Tell us your funniest (or favorite) natural parenting story right now.

There is no member login or registration required. You can post anonymously or you can tell us your name.

All submissions will be reviewed and approved to ensure that our forums remain a safe place for people to share and get answers. No personal attacks are allowed and a wide range of natural parenting opinions is supported - from hesitant to completely crunchy . All email addresses are kept strictly confidential and will only be used by us to communicate to you about your post.

Topics that don’t have a hyperlink yet are coming soon! Feel free to submit questions, stories and pictures for all the topics listed below.

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Pregnancy

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Birth
  • Natural Birth - Stories/Tips/Q&A
  • Natural Childbirth - Pictures
  • Natural Childbirth - Videos
Breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding - Stories/Tips/Q&A
  • Breastfeeding - Pictures
  • Breastfeeding - Videos
Baby (0-1 year)
  • Natural Baby - Stories/Tips/Q&A
  • Natural Baby - Pictures
Toddler (1-3 years)
  • Natural Toddler- Stories/Tips/Q&A
  • Natural Toddler- Pictures
Child (3-13 years)
  • Natural Child - Stories/Tips/Q&A
  • Natural Children - Pictures
Teen(13-20 years)
  • Natural Teenager- Stories/Tips/Q&A
  • Natural Teenager- Pictures
Advice
  • Natural Parenting Q&A
  • Single Parenting Advice

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Tell us about your favorite, funniest or most frustrating natural parenting situation. A picture is worth a thousand words, so attach a picture as well!

With your permission, we will feature the top story each month on the Natural Parenting Advice homepage.

Natural Parenting Stories from our Visitors

Click below to see stories from other Natural Parenting Families.

Broken Moon 
When our next door neighbor told us she was pregnant we were all so happy. Soon there would be another baby to play with! A month after she delivered, …

Funny Kid Story 
When my daughter was 2, she was obsessed with chocolate. She loved anything chocolate and got excited every time she saw something colored dark brown. …

Fairness for Kids 
When I was a child, my mother was very fair to me and my siblings. Every time it was one of our birthdays, the others got one small present to ensure there …

All For My Sons 
It is a story of my life during 2004-05 when I was working as a full-time employee of the Central Intelligence Bureau of India. I was posted at Gangtok …

An Important Lesson 
This all happened when my wife was at her mother’s (that is my mother-in law house) and I was left at home with my sone (13 years) and my 69 year old father …

The Depths of a Mother's Love 
My mom only had one eye. I hated her… She was such an embarrassment. She cooked for students and teachers to support the family. There was this one …

My Fearful Daughter 
When I was a little girl I was fearless. I got into fights with older kids on the bus, I beat my older brother at chin-up contests, and I rode my bike …

Toilet Paper Bonanza 
From the moment my son John turned 5 he couldnt stop playing with the toilet paper dispenser. He would grab on to one end of the toilet paper roll and …

Career versus Family 
I joined a Telecom company in Bangalore in July 2009. My new company’s headquarters were in Finland. One of the job requirements was to spend 4 weeks …

What My Mother Taught Me 
I am just amazed at what my mother taught me growing up. Here is one of the most important lessons I learned from her about the most important part of …

Mother and Best Friend 
Mother and Best Friend - my story is about natural parenting but to tell the world how lucky of a daughter I am. It is also to point out that natural …

Kids Say the Darndest Things! 
Kids really do say the darndest things. I can’t tell you how many times my children have embarrassed me, but this is one memory that stands out because …

Teachers Make a Difference 
I am a teacher – cum – parent. Teachers are said to be second parents in a home away from home atmosphere ie., school, aren’t they? Still, I often reflect …

Mom got angry in kitchen 
When I was four or so,I had a friend that lived next door that was just one year older than me.We were playing in the kitchen and my mother must've stepped …

Daughter nurses Curious George 
My daughter nursed for three years before self weaning. For a year, I was nursing both my first and my second daughters. This made a big impression on …

Bad Behavior After Having a New Baby Not rated yet
Hello Natural Parenting Advice, Don't really have a story; I am just looking for some advice about how to deal with bad behavior after having a new …

Getting toddlers and kids to eat fruits and vegetables Not rated yet
Question: Getting toddlers and kids to eat fruits & vegetables Hello all, I am new to the community, and would like to introduce myself... I am …

Natural Birth Story Not rated yet
My natural birth story may be somewhat different than others read so far, but I am sharing to offer a different perspective. My water broke at 7 am …

My Birth Story Not rated yet
My Birth Story - I had a natural birth the first time! I was 3 days from my due date when my water broke. I had to call my husband to come on home, …

Problems With Epidural Not rated yet
When my third baby was born I thought that I was a pro. I thought I knew what to expect and that it would be a piece of cake but, boy was I wrong . …

Pooping Babies Not rated yet
It had been less then a week after coming home from the hospital. I was excited and also scared for what to expect. I had a baby girl and I was a mom now. …

Funny Things Kids Say Not rated yet
The Funniest Thing My Son Has Done While my 3 year old son (who is an only child and grandchild) and I were helping my sister in the garden recently, …

Signs of a Gifted Child Not rated yet
My son is a stickler for specifics. Whenever someone misstates something or refers to a vehicle or pirate by the incorrect name, he is the first to correct …

Playing Hide and Seek Not rated yet
As you know, children are bundles of energy. As a parent, I think the most important thing we can do is to help them channel that energy into appropriate …

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You Called Me 'Son' Not rated yet
I became a parent (again) when I was 49 and my then-3-year-old grandson came to live with me. We both had a lot of adjustments to make. He missed his …

Where's my shoe? Not rated yet
When my son was about a year old our family took a trip to Penitas Nayarit in Mexico. Penitas is the tiny village my husband is from. It's the real Mexico …

Shopping With Kids Not rated yet
Once upon a time, there was a mother who decided to take her children shopping with her to a warehouse store... "Kids, it is time to go to the warehouse …

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