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Blog: Kind parenting pays off

October 29, 2013 – 8:52 pm |
Blog: Kind parenting pays off

Every parent has different goals for their kid.  Some go for notable academic achievement, some for incredibly polite children who do as they’re told.  Me, I go for happiness in my boy.
Someone once said to …

Gentle Parenting: What is love?

October 4, 2013 – 1:27 pm |

By Tami Wyness
“I love you.” I used to say it to lovers, to friends, to family; but until I had a child of my own I can say that I didn’t actually know what that …

Gentle Parenting: The Mexican blanket of love and listening

August 1, 2013 – 6:08 pm | 2 Comments
Gentle Parenting: The Mexican blanket of love and listening

My baby stirs beside me in the pre-dawn darkness.  I hear the first calls of the morning birds outside and the sky begins to lighten ever so gently as we spin toward the sun.  I …

Gentle Parenting: The reset button

July 12, 2013 – 8:17 am | 4 Comments

By Tami Wyness
Some days, like today, I asked where I could hand in my resignation.  I wanted to step down as mother in the department of motherhood please.  I was beyond tired and ultimately felt …

Gentle Parenting: Embracing Tantrums

June 6, 2013 – 1:50 pm | One Comment

There are no naughty children here.
An acquaintance recently overheard me saying that we don’t use the word naughty in our house. A few sentences on I divulged that we don’t do any form of punishment …

Behind the scenes of a gentle parent: sewing plastic bags into works of art

May 30, 2013 – 11:11 pm |

After becoming editor for Happyzine, my time to sit, reflect and write has become limited somewhat; I needed some inspiration.  And I have found it: in others.  I have met so many amazing parents who …

Gentle Parenting: Learning the Art of Acceptance … by Tami Wyness

March 18, 2013 – 11:50 am |
Gentle Parenting: Learning the Art of Acceptance … by Tami Wyness

Learning the Art of Acceptance…
Parenting gently and keeping my baby close to me through the day and night feels so natural, but current mainstream Western culture doesn’t always feel like a comfy sling that keeps …

Gentle Parenting: ‘Little Seedlings’ by Tami Wyness

February 22, 2013 – 4:06 pm | 4 Comments

Welcome to the gentle parenting blog for Happyzine.  A place of embrace for our parenthood journey as we endeavour to nurture our little seedlings with gentle hands and hearts.  For me, learning to parent peacefully …

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