Category Archives: Attachment Parenting

ATTENTION Parents: We’ve got it all backwards.

When I saw this Facebook post had received almost a 1000 likes and over 750 shares in just over 5 hours it moved me closer to understanding why it is that many parents and children today are in so much … Continue reading

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Desperate Parents.

Sometimes well meaning parents seem to confuse their sheer ‘brilliance’ with sheer desperation…and then others read about it and decide to do the same. It’s a recipe for disaster and it makes my blood boil. Now, that might seem  a … Continue reading

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You are the Meanest Mother Everrrrrr!

Nobody likes to be the bad guy, but sometimes because you are a parent, it is your responsibility to stand up and take it like a man, or as in my case, like a woman. Today I was given another … Continue reading

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What’s up with Selfish Children?

I haven’t been blogging for very long time, in fact I’ve only pushed the ‘Publish’ button seventeen times including today! That been shared, the one thing that has stood out for me over the past few months is the absolute … Continue reading

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$hould $chool Report Card$ have a Ca$h Value?

School on our side of the world is finally out for the Summer! Yesssss! This past week I thoroughly enjoyed bellowing a celebratory childhood chant in unison with my two children. A real blast from the past from my elementary … Continue reading

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Hope is gone, we drift.

Seeing this graffiti in our neighbourhood really struck me hard. Not because it is vandalism, not because whoever did it defaced another’s property but because the message it conveys is so deep and insightful and so very sad. Without probably realising it, … Continue reading

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This parenting thing is a never ending hike, not a destination!

This morning after taking my daughter to school I decided to walk the long way home so that I could have a little alone time in my head before all the craziness starts up. Going into June is always a … Continue reading

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