Mothering

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Deschooling Panic – Help is at Hand

Deschooling Panic – Help is at Hand

Many families want to home / unschool but without deschooling their plans never get off the ground. Before you can live school free, you need to fully leave school behind, physically and mentally.…

Body Dysphoria in Anorexia and Transgenderism

Body Dysphoria in Anorexia and Transgenderism

People are desperate to separate the body dysphoria that transgender teens display from the dysphoria that teens with an eating disorder display. Are they really so different? Maybe, but maybe not.…

Eating Disorders: The Early Signs You Could Miss

Eating Disorders: The Early Signs You Could Miss

Eating disorders are a mental illness. They have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses. Frighteningly if weight loss is apparent, the sufferer is well and truly in the grips of it already…

Attachment Parenting Teens? How It Works

Attachment Parenting Teens? How It Works

Attachment parenting doesn't need to end at thirteen, in fact with teens, it's even more important to actively foster healthy attachment. The stakes are high, they need to know they can turn to you!…

I Was The World’s Best Mother!

I Was The World’s Best Mother!

I was the world's best mother once upon a time. The only trouble is that in practice I'm not as good as I was in theory. I'm just good enough now. I suppose that will just have to do!…

Unschooling Teenagers All The Way To University

Unschooling Teenagers All The Way To University

Unschooling teenagers? A subject that causes many an arched eyebrow. Unschooling them all the way to university? Surely that's impossible! Actually it's entirely possible, my daughter is living proof.…

Can you fail at breastfeeding?

Can you fail at breastfeeding?

Can you really FAIL at breastfeeding? Perhaps fail isn't the right word when we take a close look at the formula culture we live in. Society FAILS to support loving mothers, mothers do their best!…

Sorry, But You Can’t Unschool On The Weekend

Sorry, But You Can’t Unschool On The Weekend

Unschooling is a lifestyle, a philosophy based on life without school. You can do all sorts of stuff on the weekend, but it's not unschooling. You can't unschool unless you are 100% school free.…

What NOT To Buy For Your New Baby – 5 Things

What NOT To Buy For Your New Baby – 5 Things

Buy this, buy that, buy EVERYTHING in order to prove yourself worthy of motherhood. Becoming a mother doesn't have to send you broke though, there are a huge number of things you really don't need!…

Don’t Rape! A Message For All Our Sons

Don’t Rape! A Message For All Our Sons

Someone right now is raising a son who will be a rapist. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want that to be me. I can't control what they do all the time, but I can send this message loud and clear!…

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