An invitation to join The Peaceful Home

I believe that parenting can be a truly radical act. The way in which we raise our children can have a profound positive impact on our communities, our societies, 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…

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The Peaceful Home X: Parenting, shame, and raising wholehearted + resilient children

Welcome to the last blog post in “The Peaceful Home” mini-series! In this series I have been talking about peaceful parenting, sharing tips help you to increase the ease and joy with which you parent whist reducing the conflict in your home. We’ve had posts on stepping away from using “no” so much, creating “Yes Spaces” in your…

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Peaceful parenting books: Pregnancy, birth and the fourth trimester

I read a lot of books. A lot. Whenever I share about the books I am reading, I’m invariably asked to write a blog post with my favourite parenting books, but every time I sit down to do so I look across at the hundred or so books nestled lovingly in my study and feel…

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Calm Celebrations course now open for booking

I am delighted to announce that booking is now open for my Calm Celebrations course. As a parent, 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 exuberant celebration. We know that spending quality time with friends…

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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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