The period of our lives that has the most impact on our personality and adult health is the period we spend in the womb. Preparing ourselves for pregnancy and bonding with our unborn babies prior to birth will help to safeguard their emotional, physical and mental health, and our relationships with them.
Breastfeeding after giving birth and sleeping with one’s infant are natural mammalian behaviours. They are in fact safety requirements to prevent contamination from outside influences and protect the newborn from predators and from harm.
Marianne will be presenting an Aware Parenting Workshop for couples and single parents on Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th of November 2011 in Cape Town.
I heard him shuffle slowly slowly down the passage and imagined him pushing his walking frame inch by inch. The sound of his slippers on the tiles was like a lake lapping on the shore on a windless day. As he gradually appeared in the doorway, I rose to greet him and his face lit [...]
More than ever, we need a new spirituality which embraces all the practical aspects of our lives. As we struggle with disasters, both natural and man-made we are beginning to understand our impact and that we might well be on a path of self destruction. Unless we examine ourselves and the way we live and cease damaging the environment and each other, we may well not survive or flourish in our universe.
Please use cloth nappies, bio-baba nappies, eco-friendly nappies or diapers as the american term is used. It’s worth saving your pocket, the environment, your child’s health, your conscience and the country ‘s friendly odour!!