These are my go-to resources for all things gentle parenting. From communicating to a toddler, to learning the basics of sleep training, and all of the basics!
One of the hardest things with grief, besides grieving itself, is allowing ourselves to heal. Healing may sound close to impossible at first; A betrayal, a delusion, complete absurdity while suffocating from a pain that takes over our world. It can stop time, make every little part of daily life seem like a mountain to climb. Yet it can transform wha[...]
If you don't know by now, I'm a huge advocate for Gentle Parenting and I'm going to explain why I strongly believe it matters so much. I call it 'Gentle Parenting' because it's popular enough by now for most people to recognize what it is. Although 'Gentle Parenting' to me is also 'Conscious Parenting,' I'd even consider it an awakened type[...]
I've been asked this question perhaps two weeks into having a baby. It's a question that comes up over and over again and I've been adamant to answer it. Within all of our life changes, I couldn't yet explain how our relationship had changed. It had, of course, but there was so much work for us to do in multiple aspects, that I was waiting to feel more[...]
Sleep training is a scary term. It scared me a lot when I first heard it! But when you look into your options, have a game plan, understand the "laws of it," it becomes less heavy on our shoulders. I chose gentle sleep parenting and along the way, learned that some things are so helpful to know! TIPS FOR SLEEP TRAINING Your baby needs t[...]
TO ME, THERE ARE THREE GROUPS OF WALKING BABIES: The 10 months one, the 12 months one and the 16-18 months one. Here's why I call them groups: because you get different type of moms in each one of them. The ten months mom group understands and experiences chaos before any other moms. They barely had time to pop out a baby, then it's already[...]
Meltdowns and tantrums are hard to handle. I'm very big on understanding human beings and why things are the way they are. Understanding why my child is acting a certain way will help me respond the best way I can. Here are some things I've gathered that hopefully will help you navigate these stressful moments. UNDERSTAND WHAT YOUR GOAL IS My mai[...]
It was the most surreal feeling, bringing a baby home. Kyle and I and our doula Lacey left for the hospital on July 16th and we came back home with a little tiny human being. He was real. I could finally see his little face, toes and fingers. OUR HEARTS JUST EXPLODED INTO LITTLE PIECES. Oliver Kingsley 7/17/17 6lbs, 6oz 2:45pm I wrote a full[...]