To the Parent Afraid to Say “No”

To the Parent Afraid to Say “No”

  Do you struggle to say “No,” “Stop,” “I can’t let you,” or “I won’t let you” to your kids?   If you answered yes to this, you might be a people-pleaser. Many people-pleasers started as parent pleasers. If you grew up needing to keep the peace in your home...
Raising Respectful Boys

Raising Respectful Boys

“Boys will be boys.”  | “Boys don’t cry.”  |  “Toughen up.”  |  “You’re fine.”    Historically, men have been less likely to seek help for their mental well-being, have had higher rates of suicidal behaviour, and...
4  Simple Ways To Bond With Your Baby Today

4 Simple Ways To Bond With Your Baby Today

  After teaching families about gentle parenting for over ten years, the number one question I receive is: “When will our children be old enough for us to use these strategies with them?”   Believe it or not, my answer to this question is always: “The day they...
One Expert Tip That Will Change the Way You See Your Baby

One Expert Tip That Will Change the Way You See Your Baby

Photo by Polina Tankilevitch from Pexels   Have you ever felt guilty about wanting to put your baby down?    When I had my first daughter, I felt this guilt. I loved my snuggle time with her, but I was noticing myself feeling “touched out.” All I wanted was...
3 Expert Tips to Confidently Set Boundaries

3 Expert Tips to Confidently Set Boundaries

Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels   Do you find yourself constantly saying yes when you want to say no?    Do you often find yourself feeling bitter about the things that you are doing?    Do you find yourself in situations where you are doing...
5 Self-Care Tips for New Moms

5 Self-Care Tips for New Moms

Photo by William Fortunato from Pexels   Adding a new baby to your family is challenging. If you are a first-time parent, you are learning what it means to care for a newborn for the first time. If you are adding a new sibling to the family, you are learning what...