Category: Gentle Parenting

Understanding not Punishment for our Kids

With the best will in the world as parents there will always be times when we need to step in and address our kids behaviour.  Good social behaviour is after all a learnt skill.  We use (what I used to think was) “Time In” rather than Time Out as a …

Why I Threw Away The Parenting Rule Book

One Mum's mission to put the fun and frolics back into childhood and parenting. To free ourselves from the weight of societal pressure to be perfect and to celebrate our & our kids unique individuality.

Top Tips For Ensuring Car Journeys with Kids are Fun not Frightful!

Have you ever been put off the thought of a weekend away because of the dreaded long car journey with kids?! We have recently re-ignited our passion for stay-cations.  Our two love going on adventures to their “new holiday houses” and get so much out of the trips we are …

Parenting Style & The Tough Days

What is my parenting style?? Do I have one? – I suppose we all do – but do I fit in a “box”?  I got to ruminating on this today – as I was sat cuddling my poorly girl – allowing her to eat rubbish on my lap and be …