Shona Jackson

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Weaning toddler Bob and pre-schooler Billie: how do you stop breastfeeding an older child?

<b>Bob is 18 months. He is breastfeeding on demand. This usually means breastfeeding at least 6 times in 24 hours.</b><p><b>Billie is 3 years old. She breastfeeds</b> …

Someone Explained Why Veganism Is Not Cruelty Free, And It Might Make You Think Twice Before Going Vegan

It’s 2018, and being a vegan seems to be more and more common. People have different reasons for why they become vegan. Some do it for dietary …

go-with-the-flow » Natural homebirth – not just for hippies!

Posted by: admin on Feb 17, 2013 | 20 Comments<p>There is a myth and a misconception that really needs to be overhauled once and for all.<p>I want to help …

Schemas in Children’s Play

Written by Clare Caro<p><b>Schemas in Children’s Play</b> <b>are such an important concept when it comes to the development of our children that it’s worth taking</b> …

The Brain

Sleep, Changing Patterns In The Family Bed | Jay Gordon, MD, FAAP

• February 24, 2010<br>• /<br>• Attachment Parenting<p>Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon<p>I can only imagine a mom and dad who are as tired as anyone can be, eager to see this …

Parenting

20 phrases to use when your child isn’t listening

<b>6. “We are on cheetah time today and need to move fast!”</b><p><b>Take a break from</b>: “Hurry Up!” or “We are going to be late!”<p><b>Example</b>: “We’re on racehorse time …

Beautiful Photos of Mammals Safely "Co-Sleeping" with Their Babies, As We've Done for Millions of Years

The term “co-sleeping” has always seemed strange to me. It implies parents are doing something special or out-of-the-ordinary by doing what mammals …

How to Knit - Cast On Beginner (with closed captions) start knitting

5 Ways To Wean Your Baby From Breastfeeding

<i>What's the best way to wean your little one from breastfeeding? It's not easy to stop breastfeeding especially when your baby asks for it, and you</i> …

Pregnancy

20 children’s books for mini-feminists

A book is surely one of the greatest gifts you can give a child.<p>But have you ever really thought about what our children are reading between the …

Tributes paid to Norfolk prayer warrior Mark Sutcliffe

The Norfolk Christian community has been paying tribute to “a great hero of the faith” Mark Sutcliffe, who died from cancer on Christmas Day.

Prayer

Dangerous goods

Dangerous goods are articles or substances which are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property or the environment when transported by …

Flying with children

Flying with children and infants<p>We understand that flying with children can sometimes be difficult and stressful so we’ve tried to make it as easy as …

A Powerful Way to Make Sure Your Child Feels Loved

A stunning 80% of adults feel like their parents didn’t really love them as a kid (1). Of course, we all love our children beyond words, but …

Parenting

How to Calm an Angry Child

Anger is an emotion we can all relate to, but it can be incredibly hard for us to allow our children to express it. They need to. If kids can’t share …

Parenting

50 Heavy Work Activities for Kids {Free Printable}

<b>Need to incorporate some heavy work into your child's sensory diet? Try this list of heavy work activities for kids as a starting point and be sure</b> …

Kids

Yes, I Breastfeed My Baby To Sleep

You know what I just don't understand? Anyone who has a problem with "feeding to sleep". <br>I went without wine for 9 months, pushed a human out of my …

Pregnancy

Why I share my stories

So in the last week it’s been Mental Health Awareness Day, and also the Wave of Light, which raises awareness for baby loss. These subjects are …

Mental Health

The Benefits of Laughter at Bedtime | A Parenting Resources Guide

a guest post by Kate Orson of ListeningtoTears.com<p>One of the problems with most sleep advice out there is it doesn’t focus on the major cause of …

Parenting

These two brains both belong to three-year-olds, so why is one so much bigger?

Take a careful look at the image of two brains on this page. The picture is of the brains of two three-year-old children. It’s obvious that the brain on the left is much bigger than the one on the right. The image on the left also has fewer spots, and far fewer dark “fuzzy” areas.<p>To neurologists …

HALT: The Dangers of Hunger, Anger, Loneliness, and Tiredness

Click Image for Animation about HALT<p>The key to maintaining a life in recovery is a combination of self-care and self-awareness. By taking care of …

Loneliness

12 powerful parenting phrases that make talking to kids easier

<b>5. “I love to watch you…”</b><p>This is a great phrase to keep at the ready for every day, proactive relationship building (which always pays off when times …

The 10 best habits of peaceful parents

<b>“One generation full of deeply loving parents would change the brain of the next generation, and with that, the world.”</b><p>—Charles Raison<p>A parent’s goal …

Breastfeeding Your Baby to Sleep...What's the Big Deal?!

**This is an excerpt from my book on sleep, “Boobin’ All Day…Boobin’ All Night. A Gentle Approach To Sleep For Breastfeeding Families.” CLICK HERE to …

Parenting

9 Reasons you should keep breastfeeding your child to sleep...

Total: 35.5K 35.4K 113 6 6*Just a little note to start with. When I say, “SHOULD breastfeed to sleep at night.” I am not talking about the babies who …

Breast Feeding

2-Year-Old Not Listening? Try This Remarkable Tip

Shares 122K<p>I’m not going to sugar coat this for you. I struggled horribly with my <b>2-year-old not listening</b>. As a mom who researches things like how to …

Printed Sleep Snuggler

This sleepsuit has been a brilliant game changer for our little girl. She hated sleeping bags and blankets, but now sleeps sound through the night as …

Backpacking

8 Ways to Encourage Better Baby & Toddler Sleep – Without Sleep Training

When you have a poor sleeper, it can often seem as if every other child in the world is sleeping better than yours. In truth, babies and toddlers who …

The 6 Biggest Lies I Believed Before Having Kids

Just about all of us had a few wrong ideas about raising kids before we became parents ourselves. Some of these ideas might have been based on our …

Parenting

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Consciousness