Is It Important to Help Your Partner on Gentle Parenting Techniques

Two sides of the coin are that you’ll be stressed and have a difficult marriage if you try to teach and guide your partner throughout their parenting journey. Is it not his responsibility to be the best parent he can be? On the flip side, if you didn’t help your struggling partner, who will payContinue reading “Is It Important to Help Your Partner on Gentle Parenting Techniques”

The Importance of the First 3 Years for Brain Development

There is a common belief that the first 3 years of childhood are key to the whole future life of that child, into adulthood and beyond. ‘The Myth of the First Three Years’ by John Brewer assesses the science behind the public perception. Whilst the book was published in 2002, a lot of the scienceContinue reading “The Importance of the First 3 Years for Brain Development”

Gentle Reminder that maybe You’ve Been a Better Parent than You Remember

Sometimes when we become a parent, we go with the flow and just give it our best stab in the dark. We are overwhelmed with other parents (or even non-parents) telling us what we should do to raise our kids. We may not even know what style of parenting we are following. As time goesContinue reading “Gentle Reminder that maybe You’ve Been a Better Parent than You Remember”

How Not To Mess Our Kids Up – When Gentle or Attachment Parenting Can Go Wrong

We do not need to know the answers, by seeking advice from experts or others, we simply need to be our child’s answer. This statement by Gordon Neufeld in the above video makes perfect sense. If we are constantly seeking tips from other parents on what we should do about our child misbehaving or withContinue reading “How Not To Mess Our Kids Up – When Gentle or Attachment Parenting Can Go Wrong”

Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 1: The Newborn Stage

Breastfeeding evolves throughout the journey, as our newborn babies turn to toddlerhood, the different breastfeeding challenges, emotions and rewards unfold too. The newborn breastfeeding journey can sometimes start rocky and longterm breastfeeding can also turn taxing. Some mothers choose to have their babies close together in age and have the option of tandem or triandemContinue reading “Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 1: The Newborn Stage”

“But I’m Already A Gentle Parent”… Or Are You?

The above image represents how delicate our children’s hearts are, and how our parenting can shadow them for the many years to come. We are all experts in ourselves and our children and if you feel you are already the master of gentle parenting then great. Just take a minute to read what gentle parentingContinue reading ““But I’m Already A Gentle Parent”… Or Are You?”