Being a full time mum has its challenges. It's not uncommon to feel powerless at times (feelings of resignation, stress, living reactively more than proactively, anxiety, listlessness, numbness of emotions, sadness, low self esteem, judging and criticizing others, being unable to commit, lacking discipline, pessimism, health complaints, resentment, lacking self-care, loss of ambition). There is … Continue reading 18 questions to get to know thy self and believe you can be anything you desire – because that’s the truth.
As you're enjoying the first fresh days of the new year, and setting intentions and reflecting on what was great (and not so great) about the year passed, don't forget to listen to your body and honour its very specific needs at the beginning of a new cycle. The body's seasons begin fresh every year: … Continue reading This week: honour your body’s needs at the beginning of a new year 🙂 (2nd January 2018)
For a couple of years now I've had what I suspected was a "red-meat allergy", from a paralysis tick bite. This is a growing concern especially on the coastal areas of NSW and QLD. There are new cases diagnosed every day, children included, so I wanted to share with you a little of what I've … Continue reading Mammalian Meat Allergy (Alpha-Gal) – aligning yourself with the right tribe – and live with it successfully and happily
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A few years ago we discovered how important it is to take the extra time to learn why we need to eat fresh food that grows in front of our eyes. Since then, I've aimed to teach parents to teach their children that it's simple to grow and eat real food and that it's easy to … Continue reading The most important house we will ever live in? Our body.
'It's ok, mum. You're learning. So am I.' - My Little One, 4 years old. I tell my little boy that I'm learning how to be the most beautiful happy version of me, in the same way that he is learning how to be his best, most beautiful version of himself, and that we are both … Continue reading Honesty and lessons in humility through parenting
Thousands of children around Australia are returning to school this week. It's a time of fresh beginnings, of anxiety, excitement, new friendships and relationships - and not only for the children, because parents are equally feeling the mixed bag of emotions. Parents worry about their children, mostly. But what about ourselves? Do we ever think … Continue reading The mum who had a fault and shared it.
I'm certainly not an expert when it comes to describing methods of teaching various education philosophies. But it's an area that interests me and I'm learning quickly ... so many people are asking me what the difference is between Montessori and Steiner. If you don't know anything and are looking for a basic parent's-view explanation, … Continue reading Steiner, Montessori and Your Child