Some people say, “don’t go digging up the past”. Ultimately we want to focus on the present and dream about the future. But the truth is, we carry the past within us whether we like it or not. If we take a moment to realise what's inside - what we “remember” from our distant past… Continue reading Lions Gate Portal Open Now: For Healing the Past and for Casting out the Net of Dreams into the Universe
This week is all about surrendering, letting go, and flowing with the natural weather cycles and elements of the earth. Let your children feel the world outside without any noise. What if you don't say anything at all? What if you just guide them outside, and play in nature? Observe the leaves on the ground,… Continue reading THIS WEEK: SURRENDER, BE SUPPORTED BY NATURE (18TH JULY 2022)
What to do when you begin talking about (to others) a problem in your home, involving assertive child behaviour and tantrums. "Talking to others about a problem and especially complaining is a sign that we need to ask for angel help as we are not, for this instance at this time (not always!) feeling capable of… Continue reading Channeling in on Tantrums and 5 Fix-It Steps
Did you know kids love to sort out their own problems? Step out of the way parents 🤗 From the age of 1, they want to have a go at anything their little hearts are set on. As a Mum of 2 with another bub soon due to join us, I remind myself often -… Continue reading Resilience in bite-sized pieces
This post refers to an allergy. Please read my disclaimer and proceed mindfully. For more information on Mammalian Meat Allergy (MMA) also referred to as Alpha-Gal Syndrome, refer to my website MMA Safe Place. For a couple of years now I've had what I suspected was a "red-meat allergy", from a paralysis tick bite. This is a… Continue reading Mammalian Meat Allergy (Alpha-Gal) – aligning myself with the right tribe
'It's ok, mum. You're learning. So am I.' - My Little One, 4 years old. I tell my little boy that I'm learning how to be the most beautiful happy version of me, in the same way that he is learning how to be his best, most beautiful version of himself, and that we are both… Continue reading Honesty and lessons in humility through parenting
If you have ever had one of those moments where you questioned yourself and your decisions surrounding your children's wellbeing, I've been there before, too. Mine was on the homeschooling subject, and not because I was thinking I should change my choice - I could see that my boys were thriving and were physically, intelligently and emotionally flourishing. Staying together… Continue reading The strength to be ‘individual’
What do I do all week? I guide myself and my little loves, (two boys, aged 4 and 1 respectively), through many important socialisation, stimulation and natural learning activities... - Silkwood School's Steiner-inspired playgroup - KinderEnergy Musical playgroup - Greystone Farm Steiner family daycare - Hinze Dam Catchment Kids class - Sunrise beach visit and… Continue reading I have a weekly ‘Recovery day’ – and that’s ok!
STORY 1: I was with Master 4 in the kitchen and he pretended to pass me imaginary lollies and cookies out of a tin. 'Read the ingredients, Jo', he said. 'Mm,' I said. 'Sugar, glucose syrup, colours, flavours.' He piped up, 'food acid.' 'Yes, probably that too. Not real food hey?' 'No. No real food… Continue reading Stories and ideas for raising ‘healthy eaters’
Thousands of children around Australia are returning to school this week. It's a time of fresh beginnings, of anxiety, excitement, new friendships and relationships - and not only for the children, because parents are equally feeling the mixed bag of emotions. Parents worry about their children, mostly. But what about ourselves? Do we ever think… Continue reading The mum who had a fault and shared it.