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How not to worry about what others think - a guide for mums

How to stop worrying about what other people think

There’s a theme that keeps coming up the more I talk to my fellow mums about parenting: we worry way too much about being judged. In fact, while we talk a lot…

There's nothing wrong with being average

There’s nothing average about being average

How many of us have sat through assemblies where the announcement is made at the beginning: please hold your applause until the end because there are so many awards! Well, there might…

Parenting a kid with anxiety taught me to parent less

What raising a kid with anxiety taught me about parenting

“Happy children are all alike; every unhappy child is unhappy in its own way.” With respect to Mr Tolstoy, I can’t think of a better way to summarise why it’s so hard parenting a…

Parenting stages you never get over

You never get over some stages of parenting

Autumn of 2013. My eldest was nine years old, middle almost eight, youngest just turned six. All three were in primary school. We were allegedly smack-bang in the golden parenting stages. If…

Parental resilience - how to increase your ability to cope, so you can better help the kids

5 ways to build your parental resilience

Resilience is a hot topic, almost always in the context of our children. But what about parental resilience? It makes sense that resilient parents have a better chance of raising resilient kids.…

Mumlyfe shares useful stories to help you raise nice kids and feel good about yourself too.