What to do when you begin talking about (to others) a problem in your home, involving assertive child behaviour and tantrums. "Talking to others about a problem and especially complaining is a sign that we need to ask for angel help as we are not, for this instance at this time (not always!) feeling capable of… Continue reading Channeling in on Tantrums and 5 Fix-It Steps
Listening to your heart can be challenging. You can want to homeschool but have no idea how to start and what it would involve, and come up with all kinds of reasons why it isn't possible. And sure, it isn't possible for some people - depending on their circumstances in life (what they have moulded… Continue reading 41 short and sweet “Result-focused” Reasons to Homeschool
To my kids I've always said, and continue to explain, that inside most businesses is a team of people who hope they are doing the right thing, and who like to make their share of money so they can have a good life and feed their own family just like us, and we love all… Continue reading A healthy intention is everything ❤️
Many of us live in a time of abundance and over-consumption; we all know this. And it is really obvious when you start having children and the home overloads with accessories, battery-powered things, books, toys... gosh the list goes on forever! I've been able to walk through Kmart and pretty much recognize at least 1-2… Continue reading Balancing your kid’s environment, appreciating the small stuff 🙂
We live in an awesome time, with a super-intelligent society and more resources and facilities than ever before. Our parents lived in times of massive industrial/commercial growth with new products and advances in advertising, packaging and marketing through technology. To our parents, new products on the supermarket shelves were a reason to be excited! Somewhere along the line, however,… Continue reading Playing the Traffic Light Game + teaching your kids about Life Food vs. Labelled Food
When parents have asked me what to do about fussy eaters at home: I share four ideas that have worked for me - fingers crossed for you. 1. Congratulate your child on being fussy! They are probably mimicking your own selective behaviour as you improve your own diet. Honestly, fussiness is worthy of praise. Encourage them to pick… Continue reading Fussy Eaters?
Additional reading recommended for you: Breastfeeding: A miracle Cure Have you ever heard that breastfeeding into toddler years is a bad idea because it is hard to wean? I did, many times. There are a couple of reasons why I found it easy to wean a toddler, though. I tried to wean my first baby many times when… Continue reading Why it’s easy to wean a toddler
"Love doesn't divide. It multiplies." (Theresa Jamieson) I had baby number 1, and I was devoted in every way to showing him just how much I appreciated him and adored him ... just how very much I needed him in my life and loved him. He inspired me to be a better person, to find… Continue reading Take 2 – parenting a second child
A few years ago we discovered how important it is to take the extra time to learn why we need to eat fresh food that grows in front of our eyes. Since then, I've aimed to teach parents to teach their children that it's simple to grow and eat real food and that it's easy to… Continue reading The most important house we will ever live in? Our body.
A few years ago I discovered a cheap product for toddlers that is not known by everyone. Opening up the packaging to give a toddler a taste, as I discovered first hand, was the answer for many little challenges I had with my toddler during the day - even those challenges that impacted on other… Continue reading Breastfeeding: A toddler’s health and happiness counts too.