Relaxed Parenting: Does It Mean I Don’t Care?!

Relaxed Parenting Doesn't Mean I Don't Care

I come up against this quite a lot, especially when I’m out with the kids. My family get how we parent, Mr C’s family get how we parent, our friends get how we parent. Not only do they get it, almost all of them agree that for the most part, the way we parent seems to work. I’m by no stretch of the imagination saying that we are amazing parents; far from it! I’m also not suggesting that ours is the only way – every single one of us, every family, every child, every person’s needs, is different. But the way that we choose to parent works for us, and it works for our kids. I suppose you could call it relaxed parenting, but there are many ways in which it is not relaxed at all. Continue reading “Relaxed Parenting: Does It Mean I Don’t Care?!”

Stress Free Mamahood: Choose Happiness

Stress Free Mamahood Choose Happiness

One of my all time favourite films is Trainspotting, and I was thinking about that famous quote (y’know, the “choose life” one) a lot today. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not comparing my life to that of a heroin addict (unless you count coffee as the ultimate drug?!) But I do find that whenever big life choices come my way, my brain automatically takes itself back to my student days, which were mostly spent smoking cheap roll-ups and watching Trainspotting waiting for the epic end scene! Continue reading “Stress Free Mamahood: Choose Happiness”