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 [...]
Karen was both taken by surprise and ecstatic that she had achieved her goals of a homebirth, a waterbirth, a virtually unnassisted birth and no separation from her baby after birth. Rob was ecstatic and relieved the birth had proceeded so smoothly.
Mandy and I attended Quinn’s birth recently, only I arrived just after the baby was born. Earlier that day, Karen had spent the afternoon attending the Aware Parenting Workshop and had mentioned that she was having mild period pains by late afternoon. Robert had been quite nervous about the homebirth experience, but entered into it [...]
Aware Parenting combines the best of attachment parenting and non-coercive discipline with allowing a baby and child the freedom to express their feelings.