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’”

Prepare My Baby for the Arrival of Another Baby… or erm… Two More Babies

As a Mum you are excited to continue trying for a new baby to join your happy single child in the future world of adventures together. It took only 3 years to conceive our first baby, so we didn’t imagine I would fall pregnant very quickly this time either. Shocked, I fell pregnant whilst exclusivelyContinue reading “Prepare My Baby for the Arrival of Another Baby… or erm… Two More Babies”

Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 2: Longterm Nursing

The health benefits and your child’s comfort from breastfeeding can motivate you to continue feeding longer term. By now, you and your child no doubt have the act of breastfeeding mastered. What you did not anticipate was the uneducated and demeaning societal pressures around extended breastfeeding, nursing aversion, or considering having another baby while stillContinue reading “Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 2: Longterm Nursing”

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”