• Can a Happy Mummy Really Create a Happy Baby?

    April 13, 2021

    Your kids don’t need a perfect mum. They just need a happy one.” Author unknown At some point throughout Motherhood (or maybe even before), you probably would have heard that saying ‘happy mummy, happy baby’, right? Have you ever wondered whether this is actually true or just another one of those parenting myths that society…

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  • Does holding my child spoil them?

    March 11, 2021

    All children are born to grow, to develop, to live, to love, and to articulate their needs and feelings for their self-protection.” Alice Miller When a child cries, all too often, I’ve heard people say (not necessarily to me) ‘let them cry’ or ‘you’ll spoil them if you keep picking them up’ or ‘you’ll be…

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  • The Truth About…Fathers!

    February 22, 2021

    A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” Billy Graham For some unknown reason, fathers are usually overseen when it comes to parenting. Their role is downplayed and most of the focus lies on the mother and the huge impact she…

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  • Importance of the first 7 years of a child’s life

    January 11, 2021

    Give me a child until he is 7 and I will give you the man” aristotle Imagine if someone told you that your child’s first 7 years of life will determine the adults they become and the quality of their life. Would you be willing to do things differently? Do things more consciously?  Children are…

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  • How can I build my child’s self-esteem?

    January 8, 2021

    You don’t try to build a wall, you don’t set out to build a wall, you don’t say I’m going to build the biggest, baddest, greatest wall that’s ever been built. You say, I’m going to lay this brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid, and you do that every single day and…

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  • What is Conscious Parenting?

    November 26, 2020

    The quest for wholeness can never begin on the external level. It is always an inside job.” Dr Shefali Tsabary After having children, I heard the term ‘conscious parenting’ and never really gave it a second thought. I carried on parenting the way I knew best which generally involved doing things the way I was…

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  • Encouragement vs. Praise

    November 11, 2020

    A SMOOTH SEA NEVER MADE A SKILLED SAILOR. Franklin D. Roosevelt A common mistake that a lot of parents make (and I’m guilty of having done the same) is that we too often praise our children when they do something new or well and we get super excited and shower them kisses and cuddles to…

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