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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An invitation to join Beautiful Parenting: The Course

Parenting can be a truly radical act. The way in which we raise our children can have a profound positive impact on our families, our communities, and our world. At its heart, peaceful parenting is a social justice issue: as adults, we have more power than our children. How we choose to use our power matters.…

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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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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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Some sweet spring verses

Each morning, Frida and I gather for morning time over breakfast. We read poetry, learn about artists, listen to beautiful music, read nature books, learn languages, and so much more. One of my favourite parts of morning time is learning, singing, and reciting some seasonal songs and verses. With the current big shifts in the…

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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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