Author Archives: Robin Grille

Renew Fest 2017 at Mullumbimby

For so long I wished for an alliance between the Green Movement and the Children’s Liberation Movement. How else can humanity evolve towards the interconnected, ecologically integrated society? So, it finally happened. And I’m thrilled. And I will be there, … Continue reading

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‘Vive la France’ – and its ‘enfants’!

Mon Dieu, quelle bonheur! France just became the 52nd country to ban all corporal punishment of children, at home or at school. Only 4 countries left till all of Europe is a smacking-free zone. Well, in Italy it is already … Continue reading

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Climate makes us borderless

Every so often a historic moment comes that demands strong and committed collective action. I believe we are there, all of us, right now. And normal, day to day life will not do. The world is in a climate emergency, … Continue reading

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The Trump phenomenon started with childhoods

Can the cultural forces that gave rise to Trump and his anti-environment xenophobic cabinet be explained by….. ….trends in parenting in USA?   I have decided to make my epilogue to Heart-to-Heart Parenting (2012 edition) freely available. Just have a … Continue reading

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Science smacks the smack

I wonder how much more science we are going to need. Is this enough yet? Half a century of research studies, over 160,000 children studied around the world. There is no safe level. Even a bit of a smack is harmful for … Continue reading

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Pediatrics ramps up support for BF and co-sleeping

In their newest policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (largest in the world) has just issued its strongest statement yet, in support of exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months, and sleeping with baby very close by. Both breastfeeding and … Continue reading

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FREE online conference: Education: Next Generation

Please join me for the Education: Next Generation Online Conference! This is a FREE global online event from Nov. 3-7, 2016, bringing together over 25 experts and thought leaders in parenting and education. The conference is hosted by Jason and … Continue reading

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Healthy Birth Healthy Earth Conference now available online

Available now: nine wonderful presentations that help us discover how awareness of birth can support our human evolution in co-creation with Nature. Over eleven hours of magnificent insight and inspiration with world-class speakers. For more info and to purchase, go HERE … Continue reading

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Number 50 is here!

Paraguay just became the 50th nation to ban the corporal punishment of children. There is almost nowhere left in Latin America where a child can be legally hit. Meanwhile, more nations are committing to the process of banning. Hitting a … Continue reading

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Parenting for a Peaceful World goes to China

I’m thrilled to share these news. A Cantonese translation of my book, Parenting for a Peaceful World, will be entering the Chinese speaking world sometime in 2017. There are exciting rumblings in Chinese culture. Curiosity. Hunger for change. EDiversity, my publisher, … Continue reading

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