Welcome to even better parenting.

I'm Paulene Richardson and I set up even better parenting to assist parents who want to learn more about raising happy, resilient children using a Montessori-inspired approach.

The early years provide the foundation on which the rest of life is built yet they’re so often fraught with uncertainty and anxiety.

Here you’ll find information and support to enable parenting with confidence, with contentment, with creativity and joy.

Children are happiest when their developmental needs are met

To understand and meet those needs and give their children the best start it’s important for parents to have information and support. Montessori-inspired parenting doesn’t need expensive equipment, just a willingness to learn.

even better parenting provides both support and information

  • On my blog page you’ll find articles to help you. Articles targeting the needs of children from toddlers - six years, packed with information, practical ideas and strategies to support good parenting from a Montessori perspective.

  • Parents tell me that understanding more about their child’s developmental needs made a real difference to their parenting, they were more confident and that the changes they made meant everyone in the family was more content.

  • Changing habits or patterns alone is hard, not impossible but hard, it’s why people in all walks of life seek out coaches and mentors to support them to achieve their goals. I would love to work with you to create a practical parenting plan for your family and to support and guide you to reach your parenting goals.

In summary, even better parenting - empowering parents to:

  • more fully understand and meet their child's developmental needs

  • create a practical parenting plan for their family

  • give their child the best possible start

  • manage everyday family issues in positive ways

  • raise strong, confident, resilient children

  • enjoy parenting more

Examples of blog posts, come on in, there’s lots more to see.