Beautiful Parenting: Parenting Without Punishments

Yesterday I posted on Instagram about why we have decided not to use punishments with our daughter (we don’t do praise or rewards either, you can read an old post about that here). A few of you commented something along the lines of “this is all well and good when you have just one child,…

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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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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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A Beautiful Childhood: The Course is open once more

I am delighted to announce a fourth run of my signature online course A Beautiful Childhood in January 2020. I truly believe in an eclectic approach to raising children; in picking and choosing different ideas and methods to fit your own family values and needs, and in being inspired by different styles and trying things out…

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Calm Celebrations course open for booking

I am delighted to announce that booking is open once again for my Calm Celebrations course, which will run again from Monday 4th November. As a parent, I know you want to give your children joyful experiences. You want to make memories that they will cherish well into adulthood, gifting them moments of calm togetherness alongside…

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The Prepared Adult: Some thoughts about self care

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! This week the participants in “The Prepared Adult” are writing about self care, and how this…

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The Prepared Adult: The prepared environment

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 again – oops!) the participants in “The Prepared Adult” were…

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