mothering

Unschooling, parenting and getting help.

Unschooling, parenting and getting help.

I cannot do unschooling on my own. So I don’t. I open up the doors, and let other people in. I have an in-built hero habit, where I try to do it all which ultimately serves no one, least of all the kids. So, when I find myself trying to do too much, I get help. I […]

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Is it possible to do anything other than unschool (ie work) when you unschool your children?.

Is it possible to do anything other than unschool (ie work) when you unschool your children?.

That is a question I ask myself a lot. Right now I am sitting the kitchen, I have a bowl of muesli to my left which my son made for me and my daughter is showing me the fact that our cat has dyed his three paws green. I say three as he is missing […]

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Learning to step in to the boy’s world…

Learning to step in to the boy’s world…

There is so much about being a mother of a boy that I don’t understand, that is not inherently in my bones, that I sometimes have to turn to my husband and ask ‘what is this boy thing all about?’ I so thought I would have all the knowledge but of course I don’t, I […]

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How do you teach your daughters to be powerful?

How do you teach your daughters to be powerful?

What does that mean anyway? To have power? Power can be a bit of a scary word. Wars have been fought over power. Maybe for me it means that our girls will be able to stand in their power when they are not being treated fairly. To have voices, to be strong women? Yes I […]

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