As you're enjoying the first fresh days of the new year, and setting intentions and reflecting on what was great (and not so great) about the year passed, don't forget to listen to your body and honour its very specific needs at the beginning of a new cycle. The body's seasons begin fresh every year:… Continue reading This week: honour your body’s needs at the beginning of a new year 🙂 (2nd January 2018)
Honesty and lessons in humility through parenting
'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
Happy to be happy!
It's common for friends to exclaim that this little boy, my son of 7 months, has pure joy in his face. Wouldn't it be great if we all had such ready, joyful smiles! If I were to ask you how you are, could you answer like this? 'Brilliant! I am fantastic!' Maybe it is not… Continue reading Happy to be happy!
Little adults and their parents
When little toddlers mature into little boys and girls it becomes easier to expect more of them and we find ourselves speaking to them in ways we never used to. We might expect them to: - understand consequences - recognize hazards and dangers - always be kind and gentle, courteous and polite to others -… Continue reading Little adults and their parents
A little bit of trickery
A little bit of trickery can go a long, long way, when it comes to parenting young children. All the way into your future. Trickery that you use now can create years of happiness. But first - a question. Have you noticed that the way you speak to your toddler or little boy/girl has been… Continue reading A little bit of trickery