A 2015 study found strong evidence that delaying kindergarten by one year provides mental health benefits to children, allowing them to better self-regulate their attention and hyperactivity levels when they do start school. This is powerful information, yet public education policies in western nations fail to evolve.With diagnoses of conditions such as ADHD skyrocketing, we need to stop and ask why.
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It is ok to break down. To need help. To cry in the shower. To crave the simplicity and ease of pre-parent days. It doesn’t make you a bad parent. It makes you a real parent. It makes you human. I want you to know that you are not alone. We all have bad days. We all get angry. We all lose our temper. We all wish for do-overs. You are NOT alone. Read more here!
There are some people who hold onto the idea that pushing our babies away will have zero impact on their long-term mental and emotional health. I believe this is a shortsighted gamble to take with our children’s well-being. Common sense and the laws of physics dictate that if we push our children away now, life’s momentum will continue to carry them in that direction. We must start this journey as we mean to go on.
We often forget to listen to our intuition. To our gut feeling. We ignore what should come naturally. And nowhere is this truer than when we consider where and how most babies sleep in the Western world.But, when we trust our evolutionary blueprint and bring our children into our cave to sleep, incredible things can happen. With that in mind, here are some of my favourite things about why co-sleeping has forever changed the way I parent, for the better. Read more!
There are some people who hold onto the idea that pushing our babies away will have zero impact on their long-term mental and emotional health. I believe this is a shortsighted gamble to take with our children's well-being.
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What if we pull back the veil on common parenting practices and don’t like what we see? What if we want parenting to be an enlightening journey rather than a series of chores to get through? These are the types of the questions that inspired me to make different choices. If you're curious to follow a different path, read more.
Some people believe pushing babies away will have no impact on their long-term mental & emotional health. I beg to disagree!
Motherhood is inescapably exhausting but western habits and cultural ideals surrounding infant sleep are making it infinitely more difficult than it needs to be.Desperate parents are understandably tempted by tough tactics but it doesn’t need to be this way.
Modern myths about how babies should sleep and how kids should behave are misleading. They mask us from our children’s innocence & tempt us to assume the worst in them.If we believe these myths, we’ll crack our whips & dig in our heels: nagging, ignoring & correcting. We’ll be duped into believing the aim of parenting is to control, rather than to guide our children as they grow, inevitably stumbling & needing our guidance & support not our authority. So, what do we do instead? Read more!