Is My Parenting Outdated: Going Back To Basics

Is My Parenting Outdated: Going Back To Basics

I don’t think I’m too strict with my kids, but by modern standards many of the things I feel really strongly about are outdated. Some people would argue that I expect too much from my kids, or that I’m too

Gentle Parenting: The Calm Down Corner

Gentle Parenting: The Calm Down Corner

I’ve never really liked the idea of the naughty step. It’s always kind of seemed to me like banishing a child for having emotions. Sometimes, though, removal from a situation isn’t a bad lesson to learn; in the adult world

Losing Control: Parenting Is Not A Power Struggle

Losing Control: Parenting Is Not A Power Struggle

This last week has basically been an emotional rollercoaster of “Aww… where has my baby gone?” and “ARE YOU KIDDING ME, WHERE THE FUCK HAS MY BABY GONE???” On Thursday, Amelia did something that she has never done before, but not

You Have One Job: Don’t Raise A Dickhead

You Have One Job: Don’t Raise A Dickhead

You’ll have to excuse me today. I’ve just finished watching all 4 episodes of Little Boy Blue (seriously, if you haven’t seen it, you HAVE to) and I’m a bit emotional!

Gentle Parenting: A Real Mama’s Guide

Gentle Parenting: A Real Mama’s Guide

I didn’t know until recently that my style of parenting could mostly be described as ‘gentle parenting’. In fact it wasn’t until I read this from Gentle Parenting recently that I realised that I basically parent in this way 90% of the