It's easy to get caught up in the consumer-driven part of Christmas. But I want my children to know that time and energy devoted to loved ones is far more important than any gift.
I feel that my screen time has a negative influence on the way I parent. My habits are something I’d like to change. What about you?
As a mum, it’s just as much your job to give your partner and child space to bond as it is to strengthen the bonds that you already have. It’s about modelling that the strength and depth of relationships are…
A sanctuary is a refuge; a place of safety; a retreat. Is this what you are to your child?
I became frustrated this week that Henry was happy when I was holding him when he didn't feel himself. And then I realised that doesn't make sense.
Just like we do with our bank accounts, we need to check in on our children’s emotional wellbeing regularly. We need to seek advice if we need to. And we constantly need to evaluate how we can achieve better outcomes.
I have news for you. You’re not a good parent. Gasp! But you’re also not a bad parent. Categorically speaking, that is.
We need our children to be able to communicate if their safety is at risk or has been violated. Being able to name and identify body parts correctly is an important part of that.