Raising our Children

Raising our Children

Raising our Children   When we think of being a parent it can be easy to have an idealistic view of what it will be like, especially if we don’t have children yet. But for those that do have children, the word ‘parenting’ can easily be equated with...
E-motion

E-motion

E-motion   “Being safe is about being seen and heard and allowed to be who you are and to speak your truth” Rachel Naomi Remen   Children often experience and express such big emotion. Their body does exactly what it needs to, in order to release that energy...
Boundaries

Boundaries

“yoga must not be practised to control the body: it is the opposite, it must bring freedom to the body, all the freedom it needs” Vanda Scaravelli   This quote reminds me a lot of boundaries with parenting. The boundaries we have for ourselves and our children...
NZ Lockdown Tips for Parents

NZ Lockdown Tips for Parents

As NZ goes into lockdown for at least four weeks, to slow the curve of the spread of COVID-19 through our communities, there are many thoughts that are going through our heads…. Some panic based, some fear based, some curiosity, even some excitement perhaps…. These...
Childs’ Play

Childs’ Play

My husband and I are going for school visits currently for our eldest daughter. She turns five next year and although I would prefer to home school, she is really interested in school, so we are seeing how it all goes.   All the schools we have visited have...