‘Baby-led Weaning explodes the myth that babies need to be spoon-fed and shows why self-feeding from the start of the weaning process is the healthiest way for your child to develop.’… Read More Our Baby-led Weaning Adventure
This morning was not my proudest parenting moment. I confess that I took the reactive, angry route instead of being attentive to Goose’s struggle – I focused on my own emotional struggle and vented my frustration in a rather unbecoming way – I yelled. Yes, this does happen when parenting – even when attempting to… Read More ‘JUST HUG!’- Parenting Challenge.
Taking some wonderful inspiration from my (still) current favorite blog – Happiness is here – I decided to ask Goose (Mr. 4 year old) what he would like to do this year. The only questions I asked him were: “What would you like to do this year?”and “Is there anything you would like to learn… Read More What really matters to a 4 year old – 2016 Goals.
Today I looked at the state of the world and truly wondered what we are leaving for our children. So many of us, myself included, are content to turn a blind eye and pretend that things aren’t really that bad. That most of these horrible things are happening in other countries that have, more or… Read More I don’t have all the anwers, but…
Confessions of an Angry Parent: there are some days I ‘hate’ my child. Yes, that’s correct. I am actually using the word ‘hate’ in connection with my child, whom I must actually love more deeply than I thought possible. Perhaps this is what unconditional love really means. When you can ‘hate’ them so much in… Read More Confessions of an Angry Parent: somedays I ‘hate’ my child.
Toilet training… sounds like a nice course or short weekend class one would take to earn some sort of certification or license. It does not convey the frustration, annoyance, smell or the buckets of laundry involved. I can well understand why so many of our friends and family members still shudder years after having gone… Read More ‘Unstoppable force meets an immovable object’
We have decided to embark on the adventure known as toilet training! After a lot of talking, reading and agonizing we have decided the best option is to go cold-turkey. This entails getting rid of all nappies/pull-ups and going straight to big boy pants/underwear (TERRIFYING!). Even at night time or going out (The horror). We… Read More On the road to independence – Toilet Training Prep.