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 - they just...

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 of...

From Natural Birth to Homeschooling

From Natural Birth to Homeschooling

“I want to homeschool mainly because I really don’t want to miss out on all that time with her.” My client hit the nail on the head. There are so many of us mothers who choose to homeschool our children because it does not feel normal to be separated all day from...

What to do about tantrums

What to do about tantrums

If, like me, you had a tantrum and you yelled at your kids today then here’s are some steps to help you reconnect and repair. One, ADMIT to yourself that you were an asshole today. You should not have yelled. Instead, you should have spoken to your child respectfully...

Who am I now, if not ‘mama’?

Who am I now, if not ‘mama’?

I’m in Melbourne, Australia at the moment and although it’s meant to be summer it is a cold, cloudy and rainy day outside. I’m reflecting on the year that has been and how far I have come in my conscious parenting journey, my business and my personal growth as a...

Clearing Clutter: An Act of Rewilding

Clearing Clutter: An Act of Rewilding

Physical clutter is a reflection of our toxic cultural and social norms of material accumulation. Buying more for ourselves and our loved ones makes us feel so good. It releases dopamine and gives us momentary fulfilment. We buy to show love. We buy to feel worthy. We...

Have A Natural Birth In Hospital

Have A Natural Birth In Hospital

So, you want a natural birth in a hospital. The medical model of pregnancy and birth in most societies means that having a natural birth in hospital is quite rare these days, especially if you want a real ‘hands off’, no intervention kind of birth. But it is...

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