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27 06, 2017

Giving Girls More

2017-06-27T20:10:58+00:00

I recently went on a Taster Day to learn more about ‘Girls Journeying Together Groups’ which support mothers and their 10-12 year old girls. Kim McCabe created Rites for Girls and has been running these groups for years in response to having a daughter and realising how little there was [...]

Giving Girls More 2017-06-27T20:10:58+00:00
20 06, 2017

Getting Teens to Listen

2017-06-27T15:23:56+00:00

Most of us can easily summon up the image of Harry Enfield's 'Kevin' when we think of teenagers.. but what does that mean for us as parents when we need to be able to communicate with them? Uncertainty around How to Parent As our eldest son approaches his teen years [...]

Getting Teens to Listen 2017-06-27T15:23:56+00:00
2 05, 2017

The Prince and the Footballer

2017-06-27T17:01:12+00:00

Once upon a time a Prince and a footballer battled the big taboo... The Prince's Part The Heads Together campaign is doing so much to challenge the stigma and taboos around mental health, however a few weeks ago when Prince Harry was honest about his own personal struggle, following the loss of his [...]

The Prince and the Footballer 2017-06-27T17:01:12+00:00
29 03, 2017

Well-being Crisis in Boarding Schools?

2017-06-27T17:11:23+00:00

This is a great video with recent ex-boarders sharing how Boarding School affected their sense of well-being and how they had to survive the experience. Watch the Video here: Boarding School Survivors Nick Duffell provides expert explanations and highlights the risk that children "emotionally never come home".  He also points out [...]

Well-being Crisis in Boarding Schools? 2017-06-27T17:11:23+00:00
24 03, 2017

Stepmums on Mother’s Day

2017-07-10T09:06:20+00:00

Lisa Doodson, an expert on step families, has allowed me to share her thoughts as a guest blog. "So it's Mother's Day on Sunday ... Should stepmums expect a card, flowers perhaps from their stepchildren? Well as always, with anything related to stepfamilies, it depends!! There are no rules. Accept anything [...]

Stepmums on Mother’s Day 2017-07-10T09:06:20+00:00
17 03, 2017

Embrace ‘Good Enough Mothering’

2017-06-27T17:12:40+00:00

I want to share a simple message this mother’s day: Let go of perfection, self-criticism and guilt - Instead embrace being a ‘good enough’ mother. As mother’s we typically have an ideal mother in our minds that we want to be. Yet this is an ideal we create through our [...]

Embrace ‘Good Enough Mothering’ 2017-06-27T17:12:40+00:00
15 03, 2017

15years old!

2017-06-27T17:13:34+00:00

My coaching practise has it's 15th birthday this month. I wanted my original company name to reflect my clients yearning for change and desire to be budding, blossoming and growing within their lives and with the parallels of being ‘in Spring’ the name was born: The reality for some was that they were ‘in [...]

15years old! 2017-06-27T17:13:34+00:00
20 02, 2017

INSPIRE Conference Finalist

2017-06-27T17:14:11+00:00

I have been part of a wonderful and supportive local women's Business Network, Maidenhead Business Girls, for a few years now. I have been to meet ups and events, attended some fantastic training workshops, and given a taster and workshop myself, as well as being part of an active Facebook community, [...]

INSPIRE Conference Finalist 2017-06-27T17:14:11+00:00
10 02, 2017

‘The Archers’ Leads on Domestic Abuse

2017-06-27T17:14:45+00:00

Over the last year you could well have overheard counsellors and therapists discussing 'The Archers'. Why? Because this BBC radio 4 fictional programme dared to tackle the difficult area of psychological abuse and how subtle and hidden it can be in relationships. The storyline following the relationship between Rob and Helen [...]

‘The Archers’ Leads on Domestic Abuse 2017-06-27T17:14:45+00:00
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