Shortly before Covid-19 forced the hands of parents and carers to temporarily ‘homeschool’, I’d decided to travel that path. My HELM workshops changed our worlds and made the seemingly impossible, possible.
A poem about the devastating consequences if a child protection expert gets it wrong.
You really don’t know what you have just done
‘Expert’, job description: protect my young son
Fifty years is a long time! Here’s some lessons I’ve learned, some, the hard way, others, as wake-up calls, and others as ‘Who knew?’ moments.
Pulling delicate fronds of household dust from Henry the Hoover feels strangely cathartic as I take a break from multi-tasking to empty the dust bag
During the toilet paper crisis, here’s how a little girl remembered she really could go to the loo all by herself!
I left my family home at the beginning of lockdown. This isn’t the fresh start in a new home I’d planned for but I am learning some unexpected lessons.
Any parent who is doing their best – and aren’t we all? – is surely using, developing and finely honing those most Super of Super Duper Powers, every single day – even if you don’t know it yet.
Ditch the ‘should’ and follow your passion Do you feel guilty when you spend time doing something that makes you happy? It might sound like a strange question, but think about it. Maybe you know what I’m talking about. Is there some activity that you’d love to be doing more of, but it feels too […]
Fancy a bit more fun? Then find your inner child. Remember what you used to like doing as a kid and do it again. But I found out that it’s not that simple.
Add the ‘Extra’ to your ‘Ordinary’ – Four activities to build connection, get creative, cultivate gratitude and unleash your silly side
Four little projects which are free and easy, each with big results: add meaning to your life and open up your mindset, inviting you to see the world just a little bit differently.