Travel with kids
Here we are on day 9 in Greece and it’s feeling a bit more ‘normal’ or it would be if Youngest wasn’t covered in mosquito bites (we’ve now erected a palatial white mosquito net to see if we can protect him tomorrow night and have found toxic yuk to spray on him
We were up … Read more
At last summer has come. I’m sitting in the garden and it’s still light and warm as I write this at 10pm – hooray!
My eldest son is, I think just entering Tweendom, which, if you google, means that he’s in a strange pre-teen phase which seems to have involved hourly strops, tears and bossiness … Read more
Boundaries – part 2 – How to…
Morning everyone on this bright, hot and sunny bank holiday weekend (now there’s a sentence you don’t often read about England!).
Last time I wrote about boundaries and pushing back against the lovely horse Aine. Since writing that I’ve realised I haven’t actually said ‘how’ to set boundaries with humans rather than horses! Setting boundaries … Read more
Evening all and I hope you survived or avoided the down-pour we had last night (there was even snow on the hills – this is mid May- what happened to spring???).
If you get the news letter you’d have heard me raving on about my lovely friend Liz and her horses. I’m ‘renting’ the horse … Read more
Coaching for Kids
The end of the Easter holidays draw nigh and I feel a huge amount of sadness as I’ve loved having time with the kids, and with friends. I’ve enjoyed the lazy mornings and unstructured and unhurried nature of the days.
I’m also looking forward to getting back to work, clients and writing.
Over Easter … Read more
Happy Dysfunctional Christmas
Greetings reader and I hope this finds you warm and well. I’m sitting here by the fire with the Christmas tree up, the children in bed and trying to find the Christmas spirit.
I’ve heard myself say too often recently ‘I hate Christmas’ and I’ve been wondering if that’s true or if it’s just a … Read more