Families come in all types of constellations. This is totally normal these days. So I wonder why I skirt around the issue. When I was 25 I was living in London and fell in love with a Welsh man. I was moving back to Australia to spend more time with my family and he came too. We were married within 6 months and people thought this would never last. Just over a year later we had our first child. Less than a year and a half later, baby number 2 arrived. Let’s say, we didn’t waste any … [Read more...] about There are many family constellations. Ours is not so different.
Musings on the absorbent mind
Today I’m planning something a little different for this blog post. Usually I offer advice and practical suggestions on ways to get cooperation from your children, or how to understand your child better. Today I’d just like to muse a bit. Ok with you? I’m curious if this will resonate with you in any way. We often find ourselves saying children are just like sponges. Dr Montessori had exactly the same idea. And coined the term “absorbent mind" for children from 0 to 6 years. You … [Read more...] about Musings on the absorbent mind