Guest Posts

Today I’m handing of the controls to Nancy Parker, a nanny and writer who wanted to offer some advice on finding a nanny who uses positive discipline. What she offers in just a beginning, but the points she makes are none the less important to keep in mind. Take it away Nancy. Finding the perfect […]

I’ve invited Susan from Mariner 2 Mother to guest post a Mom Tip Monday today. Susan has a 7-year-old boy with sensory processing disorder and she’s taken a number of positive discipline courses focused on developing capable young people. Today she shares her experience with control and respect when it comes to working with a […]

I recently got this very exciting e-mail from Gayle, a Heligirl reader with a tween daughter. I was so thrilled by Gayle’s discovery and how incredibly positive her experience was that I asked her if I could share it here. In a nutshell, Gayle put natural consequences to work and instilled a sense of responsibility […]

I typically have some pretty quick advice when it comes to toddlers and preschoolers, but when it comes to tweens and teens, my advice has to come from my studying and the advice of experts. I’m all about sharing personal experience here on Heligirl, so when Heather from Making it Work Mom commented on my […]

Today is a big new first here at Heligirl. I’ve done a blog swap with Ericka from Alabaster Cow. Hop on over to check out my brutally honest post about the guardian angel who entered my life when I was a pathetically miserable “victim” of my circumstance and taught me a simple, yet infinitely valuable […]