Parenting From Joy

Welcome to a brand new workshop – Parenting From Joy Parenting is hard. This, we know. But it can also be beautiful, and connect us with ourselves in ways we didn’t know were possible. We deserve to feel joy and delight in our daily lives. And when we are lit up with happiness, it radiates…

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Extraordinary Parenting is now available as an audiobook

I’m delighted to announce that Extraordinary Parenting is now available in audiobook format in the UK. I will keep you updated about where and when it can be purchased globally! You can find it here, just click on the audiobook tab. If you want to purchase a paperback or an e-book, you can find a…

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Listen in on my conversation with Shevonne from Feed Play Love

I recently had a conversation with Shevonne Hunt for her wonderful podcast Feed Play Love. We chatted about parenting and home educating in these extraordinary times, parenting as a radical act, and how we can cope in uncertainty. Listen in on our conversation here: https://babyology.com.au/podcasts/feedplaylove/parenting-in-extraordinary-times/ Thanks for having me, Shevonne!

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Listen in on my conversation with Lucy from What She Said

I recently had a fantastic conversation with Lucy Lucraft from What She Said. We chatted about parenting and home educating, and why home education is not for everyone and doesn’t have to be forever. I also shared my thoughts on privilege and the responsibility white home educators have in making the space accessible and safe…

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Listen in on my conversation with Penny from Babytalk Radio

I recently had a very enjoyable chat with Penny Johnston from Babytalk Radio. We chatted about parenting and home educating in the time of Covid, my own parenting journey, and my new book Extraordinary Parenting. Listen in on our conversation here: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/babytalk/babytalk-extraordinary-parenting-at-home/12329810 Thanks for having me, Penny!

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A big announcement…

Well friends, it’s been a hot minute hasn’t it? I hope you’re all doing OK during these strange, uncertain times. Our family is currently in week seven of social distancing, and things have been up and down for us, like I’m sure things have been for you too. I’ve been experiencing sadness at missing our…

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Coronavirus and kids: Talking, doing, learning

Things can feel uncertain at the moment, and a lot of families I’ve spoken to are feeling worried and anxious about what will come over the coming weeks and months. I’ve quickly pulled this post together in the hope that it will help. How to talk about the virus with children Talking to children about…

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Letters from A Beautiful Childhood

Hello friends! It’s been a while. I wanted to let you know that, from this month, I will be sending out a monthly email letter, from my heart to yours. In each letter I will share some reflections on the month that has passed – on parenting, our home education journey, my peaceful parenting education…

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The Peaceful Home: In praise of bad days

Yes, you read that title right! I want to talk a bit about why our children’s challenging behaviour can be a gift to us as peaceful parents, and something that we could actually begin to feel grateful for. As a peaceful parent, one of the most valuable mindset shifts which serves me again and again…

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The Prepared Adult: The power of observation

This month I am taking part in a project on Instagram all about the concept of “The Prepared Adult”, and I thought I would share some thoughts here too. If we’re not already connected on Instagram, come along and say hi! Last week (I’m a little behind – oops!) the participants in “The Prepared Adult” were writing…

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