Relationship Tips

#Connection

2016-11-21T17:15:57+00:00

When I had my twins I finally gave in and joined Facebook as a way to connect with other multiple mums. It was ideal, as juggling two babies, and often older kids too, meant we never knew when we would have a moment to connect, let alone pick up the phone, [...]

Father’s Day – The Secret of Appreciation

2016-11-21T17:15:57+00:00

So what is important for dads when it comes to Father's Day? It's easy for it to be reduced to gifts with few words - the classic cards and pressies on the usual masculine themes of sport, beer and gadgets. Refreshing the Parts Beer can't Reach... But what refreshes the parts that beer can't [...]

Mother’s Day – for Mens eyes Only

2016-11-21T17:15:57+00:00

What does 'right' look like? I imagine up there are many men trying to get it right for mother’s day, whether for their own mum or for their partner who's a mum, where the children are too young to do it all themselves. So what does ‘right’ look like? Of [...]

Your Emotional History

2016-11-21T17:15:57+00:00

A while back I spoke about feelings giving important information and feedback about what we personally need and don't need. Here I am going to help you reflect on your emotional history - what has been passed down the generations, what you might have learned about emotion growing up and what this [...]

Hating Valentines Day?

2016-11-21T17:15:57+00:00

Are you hating Valentine’s Day or loving it? Maybe it doesn’t feel like something to celebrate for you right now? Perhaps you're single and wondering when you will share in this pleasure, or perhaps you're in a relationship but feel far from a Valentinesque paradise. It’s great to have a [...]

What’s YOUR Parenting Bueprint?

2016-11-21T17:15:57+00:00

"I sound just like my mum/dad" With the arrival of a baby comes the arrival of a 'mummy' and a 'daddy'. OK, pretty obvious! However perhaps not so obvious is that these new roles instantly bring new baggage with them. They bring the couples own experience of being parented, or [...]

Ever thought your relationship was over?

2016-07-20T12:05:34+00:00

A while back, Zoo’s Australian magazine were offering one ‘lucky’ man, who was ‘stuck in a busted marriage’, the chance to win a divorce, all expenses paid, with essentials for his new lifestyle thrown in; a top of the range TV, playstation, a cleaner and of course a party to [...]

How Assumptions Stop Intimacy

2016-11-21T17:15:57+00:00

This morning I've had to separate my twins for the whole day for the first time, leaving one in nursery and bringing the other home, as one is ill. They are only just 2 so whilst very aware of things will have a limited understanding of why this has happened. There goes [...]

Dear Will & Kate, tips as new parents

2016-11-21T17:15:58+00:00

Dear Will & Kate, Royal or not, babies change lives.. wonderfully, unexpectedly and beyond recognition.. but the best bit is that you are not alone as suddenly you are part of a club with other mums and dads who don't have a handbook either. Here are a few thoughts from a fellow [...]

Don’t fix me.. every woman’s wish?!

2016-11-21T17:15:58+00:00

Its not about the nail.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4EDhdAHrOg. I love this video ;) It's true. Men and women are different! Women tend to want to be listened to and their feelings heard, whilst men are usually more focused on going straight to a solution and fixing whatever they think the problem is. It's very [...]

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