Restore Your Balance

Balance... that ethereal, unattainable, distant concept that just seems impossible in Motherhood! Well, not according to counsellor Magdalena Zofia from Blue Lights Wellness. So I am about to embark on a journey to see if it is in fact attainable, by attending 4 sessions of Parent Wellbeing Coaching - a holistic approach to the idea of parenting, which [...]

I Used to be a Gentle Parent

Three Simple Ways to be a Mindful Parent: 1. Prioritise your self-care, put in place regular simple ways that you can ensure you are taking care of yourself so that you are able to take care of others 2. You don't need to rely on 'tricks' to 'control' your child - connect, use your emotional brain to teach their emotional brain, then move on to the logic and co-operation 3. Be aware of your child's individual needs and personality and be the parent they need - don't worry about what other parents are doing