How Much Are You Unnecessarily Controlling Your Kids?

I’ve been reading some posts lately on forums and magazines that have made me think about control and how much we use it automatically and unnecessarily with our kids. I’ve heard parents say unexpectedly that her daughter threw a tantrum that she couldn’t have her favorite show this morning because she has already watched one […]

How to Stop Stressful Thoughts

I’m always an avid believer in ‘ The only person you can change is yourself’ philosophy.  This goes for parenting and my relationship with my kids too.  I try to always question and work on my reactions and beliefs as a parent before trying to ‘discipline’ my little ones. This often leads me to look […]

How To Deal With Toddler Tantrums

By the end of this post you’ll understand more gentle ways to deal with toddler tantrums, maintaining connection with your kids yet still being able to keep boundaries…. When your babies become toddlers they start to have really big scary emotions.  On top of this they have very limited resources as to how to deal […]

Conscious Parenting and The Law Of Attraction

Over the past few years there has been a lot of hype about the movie ‘The Secret’. If you haven’t watched it already, ‘The Secret’ is all about the Law of Attraction. Basically, the Law of Attraction states that, whatever you focus on you get more of, and in the words of the movie itself, ‘What you resist, persists’.

Healing the Inner Child

‘Children who are not loved in their very beingness do not know how to love themselves. As adults, they have to learn to nourish, to mother their own lost child.’ Marion Woodman

In this post I want to help you to heal a part of your own past, in order for that past to not affect you in the present. This is so important, especially when we have children of our own.

Why Are Women Experiencing Pain in Childbirth?

Women tend to give birth the way themselves were birthed. Therefore, a woman who is born to parents that deeply loved and wanted her, in an atmosphere of love and support, will hold memories of birth that will assist her to give birth to her own children with ease and joy. On the other hand, a woman who is born in an environment of fear and trauma — such as a hospital — or to a mother that was terrified, drugged, and/or unconscious — will tend to have unpleasant memories of birth which will hinder her capacity to feel safe during the birth process and interfere with her ability to give birth with joy.