Mum Guilt – Riddling Through My Funny Bones

Pretty much every Mum will feel guilt for the things they cannot provide their children. We all know that loveable childhood book ‘Funnybones’, well guilt can lie within every part of us, bubbling away beneath the superficial surface layer. Why does Mum guilt exist? How can gentle parenting help us be at peace with it?Continue reading “Mum Guilt – Riddling Through My Funny Bones”

The Power of Words – ‘To Speak or Not to Speak, That is The Question’

When first becoming a parent, you may feel what you say is unimportant. That your baby won’t understand you anyway, right? When they first start exploring their surroundings, you may feel they need to be told ‘no’ or controlled verbally in some way. When they turn to toddlerhood and start walking and talking, you mayContinue reading “The Power of Words – ‘To Speak or Not to Speak, That is The Question’”

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”

“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?”

Working From Home and Raising Babies and Toddlers Gently

This blog post offers some considerations if you want to work from home and raise your children gently at the same time. It may also assist those of you who already, like me, work from home while raising your young babies and toddlers. It offers ideas to help you continue remaining gentle when you haveContinue reading “Working From Home and Raising Babies and Toddlers Gently”