Book Review – Keeping It Under Wraps: Parenthood, Uncensored

Book Review –                  Keeping It Under Wraps: Parenthood, Uncensored

Keeping it Under Wraps: Parenthood, Uncensored by Alnaaze Nathoo (Editor), Tracy Hope (Editor), Louise Bryant (Editor) It turns out that the stories parents tell are true:Daniel Preston, A Shared Heart, Keeping It Under Wraps: Parenthood, Uncensored Dear Reader, I've found it. This is the book that I was looking for eleven years ago when I [...]

Book review: The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read by Philippa Perry

Have you ever wished that your children came with a manual? Have you ever wished that you knew the right tools to nurture a better relationship with them? I know I certainly have. No sooner than I get to grips with one stage, or one system of behaviours then I am overwhelmed by the apparently [...]

10 Tips: Establishing A Good Relationship With Your Child’s Nanny

10 Tips: Establishing A Good Relationship With Your Child’s Nanny

An oft-quoted African proverb states that it takes a child to raise a village. It is not necessarily possible to go it alone. Storytime. For awhile, I raised my first child in India. We lived in an ancestral- family household, we needed an additional caregiver to raise our child. Both my husband and I worked [...]

#fieldnotesfromamuminprogress: Framing The Talk

#fieldnotesfromamuminprogress: Framing The Talk

So...I thought that writing this blog post would be a breeze. Or, as the children I teach have learned to say - easy peasy lemon squeezy (they’ve learned that from me, of course) but I digress... Where were we? Oh yes, I thought that writing this article would be a breeze. After all, puberty hit [...]