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.
Separation anxiety is incredibly normal and healthy in children even up to the age of 7. Our children are attached to us. They rely on us. So for them to get upset when we leave is very normal. But at the time it felt terrible.
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
Tuning in to your child's emotions helps them manage their feelings better.
So today we're going to be talking about communication. Such a big topic! And so important to work on because it affects everything -- how your kids behave, your relationship with your partner, your friendships, and, very importantly, whether or not you get your needs met as a busy mum! For so many of us,… Continue reading Non-violent communication for mums