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The Mustard Seed Mum: A Letter to Special Needs Mothers

Dearly loved Mama, I may not be able to see you, but I so wish I could come over, make you a cup of tea, coffee or a beverage of your choosing, and just share life with you. The world is a scary place at times, but for us, we are championing our children in… Continue reading The Mustard Seed Mum: A Letter to Special Needs Mothers

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The Mustard Seed Mum: Pressured to be perfect?

What makes a good parent? Think about it. Perhaps you think it is spending quality time with your kids. Maybe it's making sure they have as many opportunities as possible to succeed. Perhaps it's a particularly hard season of life so just getting them fed, bathed, dressed and keeping them out of harms way is… Continue reading The Mustard Seed Mum: Pressured to be perfect?

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The strong-willed child in all of us

https://anchor.fm/s/81cd0484/podcast/rss Have you ever met a strong-willed child? They are determined to do something regardless of what others say. It seems nothing can stop them. I see it in my young children as they stretch boundaries or try something new. Parents have to tread carefully and assess each situation. Is this a teaching opportunity? Actions… Continue reading The strong-willed child in all of us

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The Mustard Seed Mum: Can we agree to disagree?

https://anchor.fm/s/81cd0484/podcast/rss It seems that mothers and babies are labelled as soon as possible. Breast-feeder or bottle-feeder? Cloth nappies (diapers for my American readers!) or disposable ones? Dummy (pacifier!) or no dummy? We make decisions for these tiny humans and then get asked about it, compare ourselves (and our children) to others and spend half the… Continue reading The Mustard Seed Mum: Can we agree to disagree?