communication, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens

Helping Tweens Navigate their Social World

Photo by Gaelle Marcel on Unsplash Tweens are incredibly tuned in to social relationships and as they get closer to the teen years, their peers become increasingly important. Whether they are an extrovert with a large social circle, or an introvert with one close friend, friendships will be a huge part of your child’s world.    We may be… Continue reading Helping Tweens Navigate their Social World

Parenting, toddlers

Preparing for a Prem: What you can expect if your baby arrives early

My first baby arrived almost 2 months before her due date. We were expecting a spring bub, instead the snow was falling outside as Lula entered the world. The early arrival of a baby leaves many parents feeling confused, scared, upset or even surprisingly calm (or maybe that's just shock). The experience of a premature… Continue reading Preparing for a Prem: What you can expect if your baby arrives early

Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens, toddlers

Could Stepmom Be Part of Your Life’s Lesson?

What if divorce and/or step parenting/co-parenting is exactly what you need? What if the awful experience you are currently having with your ex, or your ex’s fiance or your fiance’s ex is actually a lesson in disguise? Read the full article here.

communication, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens, toddlers

How to Celebrate Your Child’s Success in a Way That Strengthens Your Relationship

It turns out that celebrating is actually far more important for relationships than most of us realise, especially for our closest relationships.