Natural Learning on a Wintery Sunday

For once I remembered to take my camera out with me, so I thought I would share some pictures of Little Cat and his natural explorations from our cold and blustery Sunday…

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The Natural Parenting Book That Will Transform Your Relationship With Your Toddler

The Kindle edition of Trust Me I’m a Toddler is usually sold at £6.60/$10.07, but is currently available at just £3.87/$5.87. I have not yet decided how long it will stay at this price so grab a copy now if you want to be guaranteed this price! If you enjoy it, I would really love if you could pop over to Amazon and leave me a review.

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Trust Me, I’m a Toddler  is a guide for anyone who wants to parent gently and peacefully through the toddler stage, creating lasting respect and acceptance within their families.

It provides practical, loving and respectful solutions to the issues that parents may face during the toddler stage and aids parents in continuing (or introducing) the principles of Attachment and Continuum parenting within their family life.

This book covers subjects from biting and sharing, to tantrums and separation anxiety. It will help parents to move away from conventional parenting techniques which damage the parent child relationship, instead focusing on alternative ideas and tools that strengthen your bond with your child.

Often parents find that after the simplicity of attachment and continuum parenting in the first year, the issues that come up in the toddler stage can cause complications and uncertainty within their parenting.

Parents tend to take a number of different paths at this time, and this guide is intended to help you stay on track and continue to parent gently, respect your child’s needs, and help to make the journey through toddlerhood smooth and enjoyable rather than something to endure.

“I love how simply put everything is and I have read through it many times in the past few months, going back every time I need a little reminder or pick-me-up.”

I firmly believe that our children are worthy of our trust and our respect, and that in giving this to our children unconditionally, they will prove us right. Evolution has not designed us as a species to be constantly in conflict with our children. The conventional rules of parenting have led us down the wrong path.

It’s time we got back to the simple and harmonious parenting nature intended.

Does Unschooling Really Work? (And The Role of The Unschooling Parent.)

One of the biggest worries parents face when making the transition to autonomous learning for their children, is the aspect of trust.

Can I trust that I’m doing enough to support my child?

Can I trust that they will learn all they need to know?

Can I trust that this is healthy and positive for my child?

As parents, it goes without saying that we want the very best for our children. It can be hard to step out on unknown paths without feeling we could be making a horrific mistake. We don’t want to get it wrong. We don’t want to fail them.

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Happy New Year! My Gift to You…

Tiny Book of PatienceHappy New Year lovely readers! I hope 2014 was wonderful for you and that 2015 gets even better. I know that at this time of year, many of us are reflecting on how to make positive changes in our lives and how to reduce conflicts and frustrations in our parenting. For a lot of parents, the resolution they most want to keep is to become more patient and empathetic with their children.

I really believe that we as parents deserve the chance to be happy and confident in our parenting abilities, and I want to help you on the way to becoming that mindful parent.

So, as a New Year’s gift to you, for the next 48 hours I am giving away The Tiny Book of Patience ABSOLUTELY FREE on Amazon kindle.

There is no catch and no obligation to do or buy anything else, although of course I would greatly appreciate a positive review on Amazon.

So what are you waiting for? Lets kick 2015 off the way we intend to continue, with love, patience and happiness.

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Offer starts at 8am GMT (12amPST) on the 1st of January 2015 and ends 8am GMT (12am PST)on the 3rd of January 2015

Pillow Talk Unschooling

We had some very deep pillow talk before bed last night, and it got me thinking how a lot of our big discussions and Little Cat’s big questions come at this quiet time just before drifting off to sleep. He doesn’t have any adult led scheduled lessons, we don’t try to imitate a school environment, we just take learning naturally as it comes.

With his innate curiosity, we get in to some pretty fascinating discussions.

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