Conscious parenting = permissive parenting?

Conscious parenting = permissive parenting?

This week I’ve been pondering on the way conscious parenting is often seen as permissive parenting. I know that, as conscious parents, some decisions we have made to do with our children are often seen by others as permissive. As if the kids make the rules and run our...
Being the safe space for your child

Being the safe space for your child

If your child is expressing to you how much they are struggling with school it means that they trust you enough to be vulnerable in front of you. To lay it all out. To tell you how they feel. To confide in you that – physically, emotionally and mentally –...
What do we do all day?

What do we do all day?

It’s February already and I’m only just now reflecting on the rhythm of our days as we begin to get back into the non-holiday routine and back into structured activities again. Friends and clients (and strangers) always ask us what we do all day as homeschoolers and...
The hardest part of homeschooling…

The hardest part of homeschooling…

The hardest part of homeschooling …Is deschooling your mind. The rest is easy. Loving my children. Following their lead. Playing and enjoying my life. Planning our days. Adventuring and trying new things, exploring nature and different parks together, looking at the...
Your Life Values

Your Life Values

Being aware of what your values are is the key to understanding other people and having great relationships – with your partner, your family, friends and anyone else you confront in your life. And knowing when values don’t align and why can save you a lifetime...