Resilience, And How To Build It

…especially with your children This article was inspired by a post on Bath Mums, a local mum’s forum in our home city of Bath in England. A mother was bearing her soul and expressing her lack of resources to help her young daughter with high sensitivity and coping at school. The little girl was having real … Continue reading Resilience, And How To Build It

The Myth Of The Terrible Teen, And How We May Carve Out An Alternative

Have you heard that expression, ‘the golden years’? Sometimes it is applied to the years after our kids move out of home when we seemingly will have hours in the day to roam freely through fields of yellow tulips and spend sun-drenched moments with gorgeous relatives around tables filled with food, a string of coloured … Continue reading The Myth Of The Terrible Teen, And How We May Carve Out An Alternative

Madness or Meaning? The Christmas Story

Image by Shandi-lee licensed under Creative CommonsThe signs are appearing that it is almost that time of year again. The elves are appearing in the shop windows, there’s a Santa up at the shopping mall dressed inappropriately for the weather waiting for a queue to appear, and there are pretend robot polar bears scattered about.So … Continue reading Madness or Meaning? The Christmas Story