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I have all these Pinterest boards stuffed full of fun activities to do with my kids...and then I never do them. (I'm sure all of you Pinterest parents can relate!) Well, I decided it was time to change that. I announced to my children that every week, starting now, we are going to pick a… Continue reading My Pinterest Parenting Fail
I want to teach my children to say sorry, just like I teach them to say thank you, or excuse me. But there's something about forcing an apology that just doesn't seem right to me.
As a newly solo parent, I've been thinking a fair bit about co-parenting and how to make the most of shared care. I came across a podcast about being a "High Value" person and, as it does, my brain started turning over how this idea can be applied to parenting. I think co-parenting is one… Continue reading Being a “High Value” parent
I am a solo parent, a homeschooler and a freelance writer. Even though I'm with my kids a lot, some days it feels like I'm just rushing around doing tasks and not really "with" my kids at all. There's housework to be done, I've got clients to deal with, and when you're homeschooling there's that… Continue reading Catching tiny moments — How busy parents can build fantastic relationships with our children