You: “You’re being too hard on them…” Them: “Well someone has to because you’re being too soft!” Sound familiar? There are often a lot of arguments about the different aspects of parenting. I believe that a huge number of those arguments and resulting frustration in the relationship stem from not feeling understood, and also feeling… Continue reading How to Stop Blaming Your Partner For How They Parent
Tag: conscious parenting
Mum Confession: I Hate Elf on the Shelf
Oh shit! I forgot it again! TW You may find your love of The Elf on The Shelf to be seriously harmed from reading this blog.Really. If you are doing it, have you thought about why you are doing it? Have you got time to think of another “cheeky” thing for that elf to do the… Continue reading Mum Confession: I Hate Elf on the Shelf
Are you a person who preps and buys presents in the weeks after Christmas? Perhaps you buy stuff for people and stash it through the year when something comes up that is nice? Or are you starting to buy stuff steadily from around October? Perhaps you are last minute and just hoping for the best?… Continue reading Unloading Christmas
Self Care Top Tips – Don’t Have A Bath
Soaking in a bubble bath with relaxing music? Getting your nails done? Catching a bit of “me time” with a favourite film or program? Is this what you classify as self care? You may not like this, but I would argue this is the tip of the iceberg, the cherry atop the cake and the… Continue reading Self Care Top Tips – Don’t Have A Bath
Parenting Whilst Chronically Ill
Today we have the first in a 2 part podcast with the incredible Janine Dudash, who has generously shared her epic journey through parenthood. We cover a lot of ground during this episode, from illness, abuse, abortion, and much more besides. It is a journey about healing, but there is a lot to hear, be… Continue reading Parenting Whilst Chronically Ill
Why I Didn’t Vaccinate My Kids
TW: Anti-Vaccination / COVID This week we are joined by the incredible Melena Carissa, who shares her experiences of choosing not to vaccinate against COVID in a country where the rules were so strict that people had to leave their jobs in droves, and kids were forced to miss out on sports, and using any… Continue reading Why I Didn’t Vaccinate My Kids
Amicable Co-parenting: Is It A Thing?
TW: Mental health issues In this Podcast episode we meet Sarah Page, a single parent working through the myriad challenges of early parenthood. We hear how she struggled with her mental health at the beginning of her journey and also recognised that her relationship with her husband was not serving her. We dig into the… Continue reading Amicable Co-parenting: Is It A Thing?
Let’s Play Instead: A Worldschooling Story
TW: Mental health issues, the school system and we swear a bit. This episode we dive into Laura’s world, world being the operative word, as she has 3 kids, and they are travelling the world “unschooling” her kids. This radical shift from the norm came after a mental health episode forced her and her husband… Continue reading Let’s Play Instead: A Worldschooling Story