Curious PARENTING a weekly digest
posted on June 11 2016
TO DISCUSS OVER SPILLED MILK
Parenting articles to inform, inspire and make you laugh
How to apply the KonMari method to tidying with baby where the line blurs. "Is a Moby wrap clothing, or a noose?" courtesy of The New Yorker. IMPORTANT: Little Citizens Boutique in no way endorses the folding of babies.
Are you a playful parent? How you can turn getting things done into a game and well get things done. A light-hearted look at ways to slow down and live in the moment.
Too many people are left waiting for organs. Second Life is a Japanese organisation that uses plush animal donation to highlight this deficit. They are so cute and come in really handy when it's time to talk to children about this amazing subject.
Shifting the paradigm away from children achievement to a more ordinary childhood. Shake off our parental anxieties and just "raise them, love them and connect". It's better for them in the end.
Some top tips on raising inquisitive children. Encourage questions, get them to do the asking who knows where it might lead? Kids are curious by nature, the trick is keeping them that way.
Heard of the Theory of Loose Parts? Not a hoovering nightmare we promise - instead it's the epitomy of free, creative and open ended play. Tinkering, imagining and making. Now we're talking!
In the day to day rush it's all too easy to expect little one's to see things as we do. So when they etch a cute little drawing of Mummy and Daddy into the bonnet of your Mercedes Benz, here's a little guide on how to try to see it from their perspective. However hard that might be.