Parent guilt? It’s time for parent pride!

Alice | Letters to my DaughterBlog, Parenting & Family, Support & Mental HealthLeave a Comment

Why does parent guilt exist? There are so many blogs and articles and leaflets and medical professionals and people who think they’re medical professionals and scientists and studies and well meaning family members and friends and even strangers in the supermarket who will gladly tell you how to parent your child. When D was tiny, I would hold her gently … Read More

Dear Daughter: How could I?

Alice | Letters to my DaughterBlog, Dear Daughter, Parenting & FamilyLeave a Comment

Before you were born I had all these preconceived ideas about parenting and how it should be done. I unashamedly judged parents left, right and centre for their parenting choices if they didn’t align with my views. Then you were born and everything I thought I knew went out the window. How could I leave this tiny, beautiful creature to … Read More