Household Chores for Children

Are you wondering when your children will be ready to help with household chores? My family’s bumpy experience may help you decide that now is the time. My family was terrible at sharing household chores with children because my husband and I took completely different approaches when the children were very young. I remember the … Read more

Will Family Meetings Help You?

Bringing ourselves to focus on what we want, making our expectations explicit, can help every family member come to a shared understanding about family chores, activities, highs, and lows. A simple family meeting gives you structure to make common ground happen. Mindful Family Over the past few months I’ve considered how mindfulness helps us as individuals, as … Read more

Attachment

As a natural parenting store, many of the parenting tools sold at bynature.ca and at our store in Orillia, Ontario, encourage secure attachment between parent and child. We encourage parents to respond to their baby’s cues. We extend that to our other relationships as well. We listen to parents when they come to our store to hear … Read more