Parenting wisdom from Leo Babauta

18 things I’ve learned while parenting six children

While I’m not a perfect father, I think I’m pretty good at it. Mostly because I absolutely love it. I don’t consider myself a parenting expert, but I have helped raise six kids…

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Help your kids learn to solve their own problems

When kids have good problem solving skills, they’re less likely to get stressed and feel overwhelmed by life. Problem solving is a coping strategy. We can learn to cope with life’s challenges…

A mum home alone - image by Annie Spratt

It took me 10 years, but I’m finally home alone

Stop the presses: I’m a mum home alone. I’m not even kidding, for the past 24 hours not one person has asked me for anything. Actually, that’s not quite accurate, yesterday afternoon…

Easy lasagne recipe

Family dinner: Easy Lasagne recipe

This is a favourite easy lasagne recipe, the original of which was passed on to me from my mum. I’ve modified it a bit over the years, arriving at the crowd-pleaser version…

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