The Peaceful Home IX: Three common parenting issues and how to approach them

I receive a lot of messages and emails asking for support on how to parent peacefully whilst navigating challenging situations. Here are three common parenting issues and some thoughts on how to approach them.  “My son just will not cooperate in the mornings. It’s a fight to get him dressed each day, and getting him…

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Meet the Mother: Sophie Lazarski

I am delighted to be sharing this interview series with you, where I will be talking to a different woman every fortnight about parenting, motherhood, their daily rhythm and what makes a beautiful childhood. So without further ado, let’s meet the mother… This week, I’d like to welcome Parisian mama of two Sophie Lazarski to…

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Helping your child peacefully settle into preschool

As the end of the summer approaches, many children will be starting preschool for the first time – and many parents will be feeling anxious, wondering how their child is going to settle in and how they can help them to do so gently and peacefully. Before I go any further, I want to preface…

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The Peaceful Home Part VIII: Help! Gentle parenting isn’t working

An issue that I often come across on peaceful parenting forums and threads goes something like this: “I am a gentle parent. I don’t punish or bribe, I try my best to keep calm, and I have a strong connection with my child. When they act in a way that is unacceptable, I am loving…

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Meet the Mother: Christie Drozdowski

I am delighted to be sharing this interview series with you, where I will be talking to a different woman every fortnight about parenting, motherhood, their daily rhythm and what makes a beautiful childhood. So without further ado, let’s meet the mother… This week, I’d like to welcome writer and mama to two (one still…

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The Peaceful Home Part VII: Keeping calm (+ what to do when you lose your cool)

It’s been hot here in London. I do not especially well in the heat – and neither does Frida. Being too hot is definitely one of my triggers for feeling grumpy and impatient, so this topic has been at the front of my mind for the last few weeks. I hope you find it useful,…

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Meet the Mother: Adele Jarrett-Kerr

I am delighted to be sharing this interview series with you, where I will be talking to a different woman every fortnight about parenting, motherhood, their daily rhythm and what makes a beautiful childhood. So without further ado, let’s meet the mother… This week, I’d like to welcome writer and home educating mama Adele Jarrett-Kerr…

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