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HOW TO BE AN ALLY TO ALL OF YOUR CHILDREN


Welcome to Sara from the incredible blog Happiness is Here. Sara shares her life with four wonderful children and is here to paint a picture of how we can be a parent ally to all of our children amidst their different, individual needs… Being an ally to children means respecting their rights and autonomy, but how does that work when you have…

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THE SEVEN PRINCIPLES OF ALLIED PARENTING


Power sharing Parent Allies use their privilege and power as adults to help their children get their needs met and to achieve their hopes and dreams. In a very practical way children are penalised for being children – objects are outsized, packets tricky to open, resources hard to access. Parents use their position to help a child do what they need…

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WHAT IS A PARENT ALLY?


Children are one of the last people groups who are routinely marginalised. That may seem like an extreme claim, but think about how recently you last heard someone speak plainly and in a derogatory manner about children. For me, it was last week, on Facebook. ” I don’t like children” someone contributed, quite randomly on a parenting thread. Such a…

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