I’ll admit it, taking a break was considered a mainstream concept to me. I was (and still am) one of those parents who doesn’t think they need a “break” from the kids. I love my kids and enjoy being with them. Why would I need to send them away so I could have a “break”? […]
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.
Due dates are often viewed as the pinnacle of scientific prediction, and health care for pregnant women. In reality they are neither. The mental anguish they create is damaging to women and babies.
Everyone has had one of those horror days, arms are full of groceries, and your child Just. Can’t Take. Another. Step. Use these literature inspired walking games to help them get their wriggle on.
Trusting your body, and trusting birth, it’s all well and good, however it won’t mean you achieve an unhindered birth! Follow these simple DOs and DON’Ts and you will increase your odds significantly.
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 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!
Whenever possible, caesareans should be calm and respectful, but let’s not kid ourselves that they can ever be natural. Dentures, pacemakers, hip replacements, and caesareans are MEDICAL, not natural.
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!
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.