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Crippled with antenatal depression, unable to think clearly, and very much not in the mood to celebrate with a baby shower, I stumbled across ‘blessingway’ in my research and felt a faint warmth of hope wrap around me. Here was...
This weekend I have published an article in our local paper, on starting solids. I've found this is quite a grey area because there is so much wrong and dated information out there. When I had my first baby, it...
Finding confidence in being a feminist, while also being a homemaker and mother didn't come easy to me. I had the preconceived notion that to be a feminist you had to be paving the way in women's rights. You had...
My youngest and I were recently walking home from school. He was chatting about his life when he is an adult (he has plans i tell you, plans!). He had decided that he no longer wanted to have a...
This article was originally published in 2010                       WHAT IS HEURISTIC PLAY? When we refer to heuristic play, we usually mean sensory objects that are safe for baby to play or mouth. Objects are not purpose-built toys, but more natural or basic household items. Heuristic...
This article was originally published in the Bay Weekend. ( http://www.whakatanebeacon.co.nz/)     Body Autonomy and why it’s super important for our kids     At some point as our children are growing up, we start to talk to them about how their body is...
So, causing a fabulous uproar this week is the release of Time Magazine’s cover for their May 21st issue:     Time Magazine http://www.time.comIsnt that a gorgeous pic? She is a beautiful woman, she looks so appraochable, down-to-earth and natural. I’m not a fan...
This was last week's published article, and I was delighted because our family's clinical psychologist sent a copy of it to America's IYP office :-) (originally published in www.whakatanebeacon.co.nz and  https://incredibleyearsblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/a-word-from-one-of-our-parents/)     What if I could tell you how to improve parent-child...
I know that things here at The Motherhood Project have been pretty quiet! Between our collaborative team, we've sold businesses, had sick kids, moved house, had new babies, been sick ourselves, suffered loss, death, sickness and stress in our families...
I spend all day saying to children: ‘washing your hands is so important, get dressed and stay warm, you need a good night’s sleep and occasionally an early night, eat well to stay healthy, take an hour of quiet...