PARENTING

Gentle Parenting Toddlers…you’ve got this!

Gentle Parenting Toddlers…you’ve got this!

Just a quick post today…about toddlers… Littlest Boo is definitely embracing toddler-hood and all the wonderfulness that this phase of his life entails. He’s gone from eyelash fluttering butter wouldn’t melt angel baby to an often screaming heap on the floor. All because we do […]

The real problem with parents today…

The real problem with parents today…

I am so so sick of reading articles about how we parents are messing up our kids. Apparently, it’s all because we’re addicted to technology, lazy…oh and also inconsistent with rules. We’re bringing up impatient, bored and entitled brats and it’s all our fault! I’m […]

Baby Wearing in Winter Hacks

Baby Wearing in Winter Hacks

Take a look at these clever baby wearing in winter hacks… Baby wearing clothes can be expensive. We looked at some great value examples in this post but if you don’t have the money or prefer to use what you already have then you’ll love […]

Babywearing Winter Cover to Keep Baby Warm and Dry

Babywearing Winter Cover to Keep Baby Warm and Dry

Baby Carrier Covers A babywearing winter cover is really useful to carry in your diaper bag or backpack. They’re especially handy when it’s still warmish but potentially rainy. A baby carrier cover takes up barely any space but it will keep baby dry if it […]

Babywearing Coat Extension – add a panel to your existing coat!

Babywearing Coat Extension – add a panel to your existing coat!

Babywearing Jacket Insert Using a babywearing coat extension is one of a few ways (click here to read about those!) that you can keep both yourself and your baby warm while babywearing this winter. Buying an entire new wardrobe that allows you to babywear and/or […]

Baby Wearing Coats & Jackets…waterproof and warm

Baby Wearing Coats & Jackets…waterproof and warm

Are you looking for the best baby wearing coats and jackets? We’ve been spoilt this year in France as our summer basically lasted until the end of October (In Wales it’s pretty much Autumn by mid-June!). Summer ended abrubtly though and we went from shorts […]

Why I won’t make my children sit still…

Why I won’t make my children sit still…

I’ll admit that as a 21-year-old teacher I used the words ‘sit still’ more than I probably should have! I didn’t know it at the time. I’d been trained to think that learning meant sitting still. I was taught to utilise several strategies to ‘encourage’ […]

How to teach your kids to socialize…respectfully!

How to teach your kids to socialize…respectfully!

It’s difficult to write about parenting without coming across as overly judgemental. There are so many different opinions and most claim that research is on their side. I write this as a former Early Years Teacher and as a parent. I write it knowing how […]