Staying Balanced at Christmas

Staying Balanced at Christmas

Parenthood is about balance, I like to think of it like those old-fashioned scales in the image.  On one side you have your children (with their valid physical, intellectual, social and emotional needs), then there is maintaining relationships, looking after your home...
Nurturing children over Christmas gatherings.

Nurturing children over Christmas gatherings.

Christmas is a time of excitement and wonderment, it is a time when you get the opportunity to visit or host friends and family.  These gatherings bring so much joy to children, they have new adventures, get lots of focused playtime and build precious bonds.  It can...
RECLAIMING THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS

RECLAIMING THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS

Forgive me if you are groaning at the word “Christmas” already, but keep reading if December is a time of stress or overwhelm because, with some reframing, it can be more of a holiday for you too.  Perhaps your groan is the panicked consumerism or overcrowded...