Welcome to the first of my special guest interviews on why gentle parenting matters to parents around the world. For this special first interview I chat with multi gold winning Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey about breastfeeding, bedsharing, tackling tantrums and postnatal bodies.
“I want the baby to take a bottle so his dad can feed him and start to bond.” This is SUCH a strongly perpetuated myth, so many mothers express or give a bottle of formula so that their partners “can feed the baby and bond a bit”, but really, it is totally unecessary, there areContinue reading “Do Fathers need to Bottlefeed to Bond with their Babies?”
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 and over-exagerated before you get upset! I fit quite neatly into the ridiculous examples IContinue reading “Why I Hate Attachment Parenting”
I’ve been thinking about this lots this week, but particularly today as it was around this day, 10yrs ago I conceived my first baby and 10yrs to me feels like a bit of a milestone so I’ve been doing much navel gazing wondering what I would do if (to quote Cher) “I could turn backContinue reading “What I Would Tell My First Time Self as a Fourth Time Mum”