Category Archives: Attachment parenting

Natural Parenting in Art

I am always delighted when I stumble across natural parenting in historical photos or art. It seems to affirm a strong belief of mine- that society’s discomfort at public breastfeeding and other intuitive forms of parenting is a modern phenomenon. … Continue reading

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Attachment Parenting A Toddler: Beyond Breastfeeding and Babywearing

Last night Tim was out late so I had two little people on my hands at bed time- this is pretty rare for us. I hunkered down with them both, one on each side, breastfeeding to sleep, their guzzling and … Continue reading

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Playful parenting with a baby- 5 ways

My eldest daughter, Ramona, talks a lot. She said only 7 words or so until her second birthday, at which point the flood gates of speech opened and they haven’t stopped since. Most of it is either hilarious or insightful, … Continue reading

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Our experience of Tandem Breastfeeding

Within a few hours of Juno being born I had both girls tucked in my arms and I was full of emotion, watching the pair of them breastfeeding to sleep. My two and a half year old stroked the hair … Continue reading

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Attachment Daddy: Supporting Breastfeeding

I am handing over my blog today once again to my husband, Tim- or Tim Pop as Ramona calls him. (She also calls him Tim AitkenRead or Uncle Tim- very rarely Daddy! Hehehoohoo.) He wrote about general attachment fatherhood things … Continue reading

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Authentic Parenting and the Importance of Happiness

A few weeks ago, in the late stages of pregnancy when I felt like my womb-baby and rapscallion toddler were running me a bit ragged I ┬áhad a totally indulgent, luxurious shower all by myself. (Hey, this is a big … Continue reading

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Hello Juno! Our new little girl

On Thursday 25th April we welcomed little Juno into the world! She is a total delight; downy skin, rolls of chub and alert, bright eyes. She is an expert breastfeeder and spends most of her time showing off her expertise! … Continue reading

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