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Why I Hate Attachment Parenting

The name that is! Yesterday I commented similar on facebook and was asked “why?”, so I spent the evening thinking about it a little more and these are my reasons (I will warn you many of them are VERY tongue in cheek … Continue reading

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Why Gentle Parenting is NOT Permissive Parenting

It’s a common misconception, those who parent their babies and children with respect and compassion are deemed “permissive parents”. These gentle permissive parents are seen as always letting their offspring get their own way, thus creating future selfish ‘me, me’ and … Continue reading

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From Roots to Wings: The Bittersweet Transition to Independence

Being a mother is hard, really hard. We all have our own personal challenges, our own Achilles heel, our own triumphs and “feel good” moments. I’ve been reflecting hugely this weekend – mostly because I’ve been super poorly with a … Continue reading

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The End of an Era – My Youngest Baby Starts ‘Big School’

In July of 2011 my 4yr old daughter left preschool, it seems like only yesterday my husband took our first photo, on the left. I am on unchartered territory here, this is the first time since December 2005 that I haven’t … Continue reading

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