The 4 Parenting Styles

I was brought up thinking there was only one type of parenting…the one I saw my parents, aunts and uncles and grandparents do. This traditional type of parenting also known

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Using Lent as a parental tool

If you are Christian, you are about to start the long 40 days of Lent on Wednesday. After the excitement of Christmas, I find Lent can feel stale and unfortunately

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Valentine’s Day

The feast of St Valentine is fast approaching. I used to hate it! It felt too materialistic for me! But Waldorf Education and my children changed that for me. What

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Exclusive Pumping

Exclusive pumping means a mother is pumping her milk to provide nutrition for her baby without the baby ever latching to the breast. This decision is normally taken when for

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Advent is round the corner

The Autumn festivals are drawing to a close with a crescendo towards Advent and Christmas. Advent is a beautiful festival of inward growth as we wait for the birth of

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Martinmas

The feast of Saint Martin on the 11 November, is a lovely feast not just of kindness but of remembrance that we will always get back to the light even

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Some Autumn Ideas

While the temperature is still on the high numbers over here, the subtle changes on our little island of the changing season can definitely be felt. You can read more

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6 months of terror

It’ s been nearly 6 months since the world went upside down Life became difficult in many different ways. Our high ambitions, our unmet needs, our worldly possessions, our greed

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High Lipase in Breast Milk

There is a lot of misconception about high lipase in breast milk. It all starts with a parent expressing milk and when they go to give it to their baby,

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Done with Parenting

There are days where I am done with parenting. I do not want to be the adult any more that cares for these children. So on Saturday I walked out

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