One (possibly) mother, to another. A split second connection. A knowing nod, half a smile. If only we’d slow down to listen where no words can match up.
Gently responsive and empathic parenting is the only way we can ensure our children are neither the bullies nor the bullied. Raising a glass to a more compassionate loving space.
Living with a toddler tests you every passing moment. Not necessarily just your patience but more so your tact to make a choice. Every time you feel the need for them to do something differently the choice you make to build or break their spirit.
Nothing spells chaos like having a baby. Except that baby growing into a toddler. As often as we run to Google everything, here are a few ways we can optimise that frantic attempt. Some method to the madness. Not promising much but only some.
I know it has to end but I don’t know when and that makes my heart sink. Breastfeeding is not just important for the baby. It’s important for the mum too. Takes two to wean.