Have you ever felt bound by the need to be consistent in your parenting, and then felt the failure when you couldn’t be? We’re often told that when we are consistent around schedules, eating, playing, tidying, sleeping, then all will … Continue reading
A Guest Post by Emilie Leeks When my husband and I first started looking into the work of Hand in Hand Parenting, we just hoped it would help us to become more like the parents we wanted to be. Little … Continue reading
Listening Time There’s nothing like raising kids to bring tension into a family. Right from pregnancy it can seem like every decision you make comes under scrutiny, and then feeding, sleeping, schooling, behavior and discipline draw opinions and comparisons. … Continue reading
Staylistening With Chloé Saint Guilhem A friend and I were spending our vacation together. Between us we had five children aged from three to six years old. It was their first time meeting. A few times I had perceived a little upset … Continue reading
By Kate Orson Three years ago on Christmas morning I started crying. My grandmother had died a month earlier and I was spending Christmas with my in-laws. Suddenly I felt bad, as if I had abandoned my own family. My … Continue reading
It was Friday, the last working day in a long week and frustrating things just kept happening. Some were to do with my family – like my son refusing to do his homework and some were to do with me – … Continue reading
As I was crying the pain began to release in my tooth and by the end I didn’t feel any pain at all. The next day it was also better but it was apparent I still needed to go to the dentist because the tooth needed attention.
…my relationship with David began to grow in a positive way after that incident. He knew that he could be safe with me. After that day he did so much better at engaging in the learning activities I had planned for the kids.