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Anti-Racism and Countering Extremist Hate

Summary

Family and Home Network is committed to continually learning about and practicing anti-racism.

Unplug the Christmas Machine

Summary

This book offers a thorough look at assumptions many people have about the holiday season, a brief history of commercialism associated with the holidays, exercises to help you identify your own family’s true wishes, and inspiration for making changes.

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Holidays

Baby GooRoo

Summary

A wealth of information about breastfeeding - and also health and safety issues - offered in easy-to-access topic areas. 

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Breastfeeding
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Behavior, Stress, Breaking harmful patterns

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Scientific evidence shows the harm of spanking, yelling and shaming. The following resources can help parents as they break generational patterns and heal, strengthen their relationships with their children and learn new ways to raise their children with calm, love and connection.

Note: much better societal support for parents is needed - and research shows it is effective. 

Parent well-being is a crucial factor in child well-being. Help is available for all kinds of difficulties.

La Leche League

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For decades, La Leche League has been offering excellent, research-based information about breastfeeding to mothers.

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Breastfeeding

BirthWorks

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BirthWorks promotes safe and loving birth experiences through education, introspection and confident action. Birthworks offers classes for pregnant women and training for doulas and childbirth educators.

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Improving Birth Coalition

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Promoting an evidence-based, wellness model of maternity care that will improve birth outcomes and substantially reduce costs. 

Parent Support Groups

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A listing of parent support groups.

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Parent Groups
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Transitioning Home Workshops

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Six week workshops (video conferencing) for parents who are forgoing or cutting back on paid work to care for their children. Explore issues and feelings, the science of human development, personal identity and cultural influences - and more. 

Birthing the Future

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Birthing the Future is the nonprofit organization founded by author, photographer and birth educator/activist Suzanne Arms.

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