We need to talk about expectations because it seems to be standard these days that everyone’s expectations are too damn high.
As I see it, the challenge for our generation is that we are ‘unlearning’. For example, there’s still a tendency to believe that adults can feel and express anger, but our children must not.
If I ask you what you want your kids to be, chances are you’ll say ‘happy,’ right?
Lockdowns are REALLY challenging for your mental health – and for your children’s wellbeing too. In a time of global uncertainty, I feel a call to sit gently with our emotions and take a conscious approach to the structure of the day.
Four surprising habits that helped me survive New Zealand’s eight week lockdown. In New Zealand, we were lucky to have a short lockdown (although it did not feel that way at the time). Nearly eight weeks of parenting the twins on my own while trying to keep them quiet so their dad could work 15 […]