Parents evenings are part of any parent’s life, and, of course, any teacher’s, and I have been to many in my life, on both sides of the table.
But a recent parents evening, one where I was ‘the teacher’, really moved me.
Two fathers really had an impact on me. All the parents were lovely … Read more
Community and why we need to stop making like we’re penguins
I’ve just come back from a holiday with lots of other families. Because we are all sharing the same space, we start our time together with a meeting where we work out the ground rules we are going to use to co-exist with each other and each other’s children.
We decide on bed … Read more
Cinderella and the Narcissistic Split
This week I saw a client who was caught on the sharp and painful end of a narcissistic split. Let’s call her Cinderella
You know the story; Cinderella, mummy and daddy all living happily ever after and then mummy goes and dies. Daddy, incapable of looking after himself and needing the social approbation … Read more
The Land Holds Memories
The land holds memories. Not just that I remember being there, but that it reminds me of me and the people I have shared it with.
I’ve just come back from a place in Dorset where my kids and I have been meeting up with friends for the last 3 years or so. There … Read more
Change – Calving causes waves
The Glacial Lagoon
One of the day trips we did in Iceland took us to the Glacial Lagoon where the glaciers are melting into the sea. I’ve already written about the cognitive dissonance I felt about watching what is ultimately a sign of global warming which I had contributed to by getting on a plane.… Read more
How’s your diet?
How’s your diet?
Is this another blog about clean food? Calories? Paleo? Green days, red days?
I’m in no way qualified to comment and find all the different types of diet way too time consuming to even understand, let alone undertake. I just do not have the energy for it and was also lucky … Read more