*sighs, for ages.* For fuck's sake. It is boring how many times I (or many of my friends) could have written this post. Honestly, life is such that sexual assault is so commonplace it is freaking tedious. Like oh, great, another one, another few hours (or a day or a week or a lifetime- I know . . .
My Anorexia recovery blog part 2 Hi y’all. I had planned to break my anorexia recovery blog into two parts, but honestly it has such distinct sections to it that I think it is better in three or four parts. This part will cover ages 13-19, the absolute worst time in my life, when I was first . . .
Should we talk about 'milestones' for kids? I saw a blog post the other day about someone recording one of their kids’ first days at preschool and their other child walking for the first time. Fair enough; it is of course something to remember and record, but the title of the post was “Celebrating . . .
An Open Letter to Those Who Ask me Why I’m Still Breastfeeding "Dear person who 'asked' me about breastfeeding, I’m disappointed with myself, again. Again, the subject came up- breastfeeding. You might be a mum, or you might not, but 99% of the time, you’re a woman. I don’t know how the . . .
An Open Letter to Parents Wanting An Adventure. A letter inspired by messages from parents I get most days, asking how we made the leap and often saying they don't think they could do it. Dear Parent, You’re thinking of adventure. You have been adult-ing pretty well, even if most of it is an . . .
Anorexia recovery blog: Looking back at my anorexia journey I thought I’d do a slightly different post today, the first part of an anorexia recovery blog. I often get messages and responses when I put up posts that show an insight into our family life, the more personal side of our adventures and . . .
Respectful parenting: Back to Love. Respectful parenting: Parenting in a world that has redefined Love Hey, all you lovely people. I just wanted to start by saying, "thank you." Thank you for reading my posts, thank you for letting me know that some of you have felt inspired to think in new ways . . .
Conscious parenting: Do we really want obedient kids? Hello everyone! I just published a post about the difference between rules and principles and I'm on a conscious parenting roll so I'm gonna just crack right on with this obedience vs. compliance post. This post is partly inspired by the . . .
5 things to remember about the reality of Instagram Ok, let's #bereal. Instagram is where a lot of us spend a fair bit of time, scrolling through pictures, uploading our favourite snaps and accidentally clicking on one cool-looking account, and then another, and then another. It can be a total . . .
Recommended screen time: Why we've got it all wrong What if there were NO limits to recommended screen time? There seems to be an increasing number of memes, Facebook posts and articles going around at the moment about recommended screen time, often demonising digital devices. These snippets . . .