Tag Archives: Gentle Parenting

Creating Bonds: Accepting A Child’s Emotions

When my children were born I was overwhelmed with love. I was full of emotion which could turn on a dime. One minute, huge feelings of gratitude and happiness, the next, anxiety and apprehension about what I was doing and … Continue reading

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The Hard Truth About Parenting

Parenting is not for everyone but all parents are doing it. Doing it does not always mean getting it right. Getting it right does not mean life is easy and life being easy does not always mean we are getting it right. Striving … Continue reading

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Making it Through Witching Hour… Without Losing It!

I often wonder what our neighbours think we are doing to our children as their screams echo around the walls of our house during the afternoon witching or arsenic hour as it is commonly known. As much as we thoroughly prepare for … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Staying Calm With Children

Parenting peacefully does not come easily to many people. Despite a common misconception that being gentle with our children and avoiding the use of punishments is considered lazy parenting, peaceful/ gentle/ respectful parenting is anything but. Guiding children without the use of fear … Continue reading

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