The Wisdom of Dependency

Have you ever had the thought that your children should be doing more for themselves?

I can think of many thoughts I have had over the years ; “They should be able to make their own packed lunch now”, “Why can’t they tie their shoelaces yet?”, “I should refuse to make their beds from now on” etc. Whilst these thoughts are a completely natural part of parenting they can bring us stress and shame and it certainly pays to question them


The Power of Play

Take yourself back to your childhood for a moment, shut your eyes, can you remember how you played? What did you play? What toys did you love? It can be […]


Slow Down to Speed Up

“Slow down to speed up” Have you ever heard this phrase before? This has become incredibly relevant to me recently. I was unwell over the winter, sometimes resigned to bed […]