Expectations on children to show affection in public
Its tricky navigating social niceties. Lou speaks out about placing expectations on children to show affection to people they may not feel comfortable around.
Family camping without Dad
With the holidays behind us, this article is food for thought for the next break.
Top tips for Kindness Elves: don’t put them away after Xmas
The Kindness Elves don’t need to be put away after Xmas. These little cuties can help you teach your kids about random acts of kindness anytime of the year.
Great Dad? Stop congratulating my husband for parenting
This blogger doesn’t tread lightly when she discusses what makes a great Dad.
Quit parenting … I did
In a parenting rut? Maybe its time to focus on the relationship not the task of parenting.
Parenting styles: no more metaphors
Enough with the parenting style metaphors. There are no neat boxes that we, or our children fit into. Join Lou for her insightful review on the latest offering to hit the shelves.
Passive aggression: survival tips for mothers
Lou hits the spot again. This time she takes on the passive aggressives who undermine parent’s self-belief.
Parenting: did I miss a class?
Lou reminds us that we all bring different parenting styles to the table, and that’s absolutely okay.
Co-Sleeping? More like co-partying!
Need a judgement free zone on co-sleeping? Read on for Lou’s hilarious take on this topic.
Attachment parenting vs attachment theory
An insightful overview of attachment theory versus attachment parenting in theory and practice.
5 tips for raising an emotional child
5 tips for raising an emotional child. Every child is different and we need to consider their individual needs to help develop articulate and capable adults
Free Range Parenting or Gate City
Free Range Parenting or Gate City Parenting – Finding your parenting style can take a while. Gen shares her experience and how she decided on her style.
The Co-Sleeping Debate and the Benefits of Infant-Parent Proximity
Read more about safe cosleeping and the benefits it can have for you and your baby.
Midwife Tips: Co-Sleeping
An introduction to co-sleeping, and why it isn’t necessarily ‘bed sharing’.