I notice that a topic that often comes up on online parenting forums and Facebook groups is the one of how to structure pocket money. We have been ‘doing’ pocket money for some years now, and I thought I might share with you how we do it. Not because it is the right way, but […]
“Time Out” has been used as a popular punishment strategy for quite some time among modern day parents. Which is exactly why I don’t like it. Not because its popular, but because of the “p” word, “punishment”. I think a lot of people completely misunderstand the point of time out. In my view, time out […]
Dear Daughter, Look into my eyes and let me tell you, there are no limits. When I was young, I felt small in a large world. I was desperate to belong, so I tried to fit in. I tried to reduce myself to a puzzle piece in a giant picture. I tried to have straight edges […]
The two stages of parenting. Stop doing and why did you?
Bonding with your child is building that emotional connect. It is when you and your child are together, doing practical things or whatsoever, bringing about a wonderful connection. Being the mom of two little ones, I spend hours doing things with them. So between all my daily tasks and work, and the kids school and […]