Women to inspire us on International Women’s Day

Here’s a story to inspire you on International Women’s Day. Katherine Johnson, in the 1960’s was an integral part of the space exploration team which orbited the earth. Until the book Hidden Figures and the film released last year, Katherine Johnson, received very little publicity.  I never knew that the name we now use for … Continue reading Women to inspire us on International Women’s Day

Self care is not selfish

Getting back into gear after the holidays

So you just got used to everyone enjoying later nights and less structure and suddenly you're back into the school term, grinding it out. Transition is never seamless, no matter how well you set it up. When we're calm, engaged and focused, our kids will get the best from us. What's going to make it easier … Continue reading Getting back into gear after the holidays

Treat your child as the person you know they are capable of becoming

"Treat your child as the person you know they are capable of becoming." (quote from Haim Ginott) Sometimes as parents we doubt whether anything we say or do to try and influence our kids is actually working. If it’s a particularly bad day we catastrophize that not only have we failed to do this but … Continue reading Treat your child as the person you know they are capable of becoming