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The concept of letting my child do what she wants when she wants seems radically outrageous....

The concept of letting my child do what she wants when she wants seems radically outrageous....

Yet, any new concept can bring about the same reaction...

The same reaction to a new person that is... the concept of letting a child do what they want when they want, isn't actually that new...

When Adaya was capable of pointing at things, I let her choose her own clothes.

"Oh my! That is outrageous! Why would you let a child wear what they want?! They need to wear the pretty little dress I bought for her before she grows out of it. She doesn't know what she wants. Force her into this." #myth 

#truth: Babies and children understand what we are saying, long before they can talk properly. When Adaya was less than 2 years old and not talking, it used to be common occurrence that I would pull out the most beautiful dresses or skirt and top that she had, that her Dad had bought her top label, and she would shake her head strongly saying no and I would say, "Well what do you...

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Some people don't know I have a daughter...

Some people don’t know I have a daughter. Her father lives in New Zealand and before world stuff happened, she would fly to see him for a month or so at time. She is almost 13. I have homeschooled her since she was 4. I rarely speak or post about her these days due to her request. 

Between 7-8, was a significant shift in being ‘out in the world’ to being ‘inside in her world’. At 7-8   hormones kick in and…. She isn’t my little girl anymore. She is a tween and…  is more like a teen. 

I have been treating her as such and respecting her wishes. We used to share so much of ‘us’ together on social media  when she was younger, but not anymore. I would much rather respected honour her feelings that plaster her against her wishes -  into ANYTHING she doesn’t want to do. 

If we can not respect our children’s ‘simple’ wishes - how can they say no to authority when they are...

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Troubled Teenagers 😫 Answering all your questions about your troubled kids ❤️

 

Troubled Teenagers 😫 Ask me your questions about your troubled kids ❤️ I’ll respond from a Conscious Parenting perspective 🕊

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