Sunday, November 11, 2012

Sunday Surf: Even superheroes need a potty break

Welcome to the Sunday Surf, a tour of the best blogposts I've read throughout the week.

Spider-Man baby on the potty in mask

As you might be able to tell, we have a lot of superhero activity going on around here. The above is a glimpse into
the everyday world of living with such incredible crimefighters.

Super links to read!

Carnival news:

Stay tuned for the Carnival of Natural Parenting publishing this Tuesday! The theme is Family Service Projects and will be an inspiring one for everybody, particularly at this time of year.

Introducing the parenting blog carnival calendar: Keep track of upcoming writing opportunities!
As a writer, you no longer have to memorize due dates for the blogging carnivals you love. Notifications will come right to your Google Calendar and inbox!

As a carnival host, you can snag more participants and keep them apprised of due dates and themes!

Check out upcoming carnivals in the calendar below, and click the "plus" button at the bottom to add it to your Google account.

To add carnivals to the calendar, see the static page with an email form that takes you step by step through submitting your carnival information. Any carnivals on topics of interest to natural parenting bloggers are welcome.

From Pinterest:

Follow me on Pinterest to enjoy sharing pins! Here are some of my favorite recent pins:

From Natural Parents Network:

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Remember to enter our huge giveaway extravaganza:
Natural Parents Network Holiday Gift Guide
Prizes are from 74 companies reviewed by 25 of our NPN volunteers. The companies are giving away 89 products and gift certificates, for a total combined value of $2,550!

I also want to highlight the fantastic Handmade Holidays posts up right now. You can link up your own tutorials and recipes for homemade holiday gifts:

Handmade Holidays: Meal Time Gatherings

Handmade Holidays: Gifts for Babies and Children

Handmade Holidays: Gifts for Adults

Handmade Holidays: Food Treats and Gifts


Get 25% off all orders at through Monday, November 12! Adorable, well-made baby and toddler shoes and winter boots, for pre-walkers and those who are just getting the hang of it. Use code SAVE25 at checkout.

For a limited time, select Christmas customized stationery items are on sale for 50% off at Amy Adele! This includes stylish flat cards that you can use for easy-to-fill-in thank-you cards for little kids the way we did! Go to the "on sale" category to find all the discounted items, no code needed.

10 Free Holiday Cards from Tiny Prints!

Through Tuesday, November 13, at 11:59 p.m. PT, anyone can get 10 Free Holiday cards from Tiny Prints. Below are all the details.

Offer: 10 Free Holiday Cards (A $24.00 value!)

Start date: Now

End Date: Tuesday, November 13, at 11:59 p.m. PT


Limitations (Make sure to read this): Flat cards only - options charges will apply (rounded corners/paper options/envelopes options) and shipping charges will also apply. Regular shipping only costs $5.99 in the U.S.


I'd love to gift you a copy of Poetry of a Hobo Mama. Enter my 5-year blogiversary giveaway with 5 winners!
5-year blogiversary & FREE copies of Poetry of a Hobo Mama!

The following are part of the Holiday Gift Guide!

Giveaway: 2 Playsilks from BirchLeaf Designs — $26 ARV {11.25; Worldwide}

Giveaway: Nursing/Maternity Wear $75 Gift Card & Virtual Bra Fitting from A Mother's Boutique {11.25; Worldwide}

Giveaway: 3 Nutcracker Kids Ballet DVDs from Prima Princessa — $21 ARV {11.25; US/Can}

Giveaway: Superhero Cape & Kit (Reversible!) from Pip & Bean — $25 ARV {11.25; Worldwide}

Giveaway and review at ourfeminist{play}school: Poetry of a Hobo Mama: E-book Edition – $10 ARV {11.25; World Wide} {2 copies!}

Remember to enter:
Natural Parents Network Holiday Gift Guide
Go over to the Gift Guide to see all the other fabulous prizes you can win. You need to enter at just one post and mention your top five favorite prizes.

Find lots more wonderful giveaways at my Natural parenting giveaways linky! Some end SOON. Add your own giveaways, and enter to win!

Surf with us:

Sunday Surf with Authentic Parenting and Hobo MamaWe love following along with fellow Sunday Surfers. If you have your own post of reading links to share, please link up your post on Hobo Mama or on Authentic Parenting. The linky will go live every Sunday, and you can link up any day that week. If Sunday doesn't work for you but you do a links list another day, feel free to play along. You only need to add your post to one of the sites, and the linky will automatically show up on both sites.

You can get the Sunday Surf button by Jenna Designs and some code to add to your post from my Sunday Surf page.

Check out previous editions for good reading, and you can find more shared items during the week at my Tumblr blog, Hobo Mama's Shared Items.

This linky list is now closed.

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