In this post I want to talk about openness of mind, and how this can lead to more creative and harmonious family relationships. We often are so stuck to our own ideas, so afraid of being wrong we stubbornly defend our position to the exclusion of really listening to another persons opinion, point of view […]
In this article I want to talk about how to get things done when you have young children. Well children of any age really, but especially young kids that are so very much more dependant on you! Well, firstly I’m afraid……. you don’t… But its not all bad news so hang in there! The […]
There is a specific point in time that, if faced with calmness and compassion, will really help you parent from a place of love with your kids. This point in time is that moment when we have the choice to react or act. Its really paramount as parents that we are able to keep calm […]
I woke up this morning to find out my corner of London had been trashed along with many other London Boroughs in the London Riots. I’m just glad we dont live close enough the centre to have been personally affected. So what does this all mean for conscious parenting? Well I believe if these youths […]
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 […]
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 […]
One of the most important points of being a good parent is one of the things most parents overlook. The importance of taking time for ourselves. It was my sons 1st birthday recently and it gave me a chance to review my life, over the past year and look at how much time I’d given […]
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’.
‘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.
Recreating the Past So many people say they are not going to do or say to their children what their parents did or said to them. So many people find themselves doing or saying those same things anyway. The words just seem to fall out of our mouths, right? Often the way our parents parented […]