Turning the Tide

We mustn’t forget how black and white the world is for children, how good and bad, love and hate, heroes and villains can permeate their understanding of everything. So when a parent walks away from a misdemeanour, a ‘bad’ action, there is always the question for a child ‘am I bad now?’

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Truth Telling

At times our temptation might be to shield our children, to assume that they won’t be able to cope. But change is part of life. Chaos, even catastrophe, will affect us all on our parenting journeys. And, try as we might to protect our kids, even very young babies are extremely sensitive to tension and may react to the mildest of stress for you, until harmony is restored. 

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