Routine, In or out?

Routine, In or out?

So we are at that stage of the summer holiday where we are thinking of the routine of school again. How out of whack is your routine this summer? I know I always allow our routine to go right out the window during holidays. Whether it be with bedtime, meal-times and...

Relationships don’t always work

There can be times when a family can break up for various reasons. This often is a challenging and emotionally raw time for those who were involved in the relationship. This can be even more of a challenge when there are children involved in the relationship. For us...

Is having different parenting styles tough for you?

Understanding parenting styles  According to Psychologists today there are 4 types of parenting styles: Authoritative parenting Authoritarian parenting  Permissive parenting  Uninvolved/Neglectful parenting.   We all have different ways of parenting and all use unique...

Discipline without the drama

Discipline without Drama This is perhaps a slightly more scientific look at how we can parent (rather than purely opinion) so that it’s easier to make informed decisions about how you want to parent, ideally without the drama – now, wouldn’t that be...

The importance of sleep routines

Sleep routines. When our kids are babies it’s a precious thing…we KNOW how important it is to them and we feel it in ourselves when we don’t get enough. Yet as our little people grow into big people and our own sleep deprived days become distant, it’s easy (and...

Lead with love and kindness

PLEASE make sure your child knows they are loved. Your child IS NOT the sum of their behaviour. Behaviour is simply an outward expression of our understanding and state in the moment. Love the essence of the human in front of you and if a specific behaviour isn’t...