Category Archives: Family

What your children need to know and hear

With half-term looming, you may get have the chance to hear yourself think. But here’s what your children need to hear throughout their life. As a parent, these words need to come from you.

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Cosy toes and smellies

I am so thankful for the gifts I received over Christmas: • Cosy slippers and way too many marvellous products to pamper and preen myself. • Scented candles to remind me to relax and recharge. • Note books to plot, … Continue reading

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Girl Time

It was nice to have an afternoon, catching up with my daughter, last month. It’s great to view the world as an 11 year old; the things she is excited about (Christmas, test results), what she’s anxious about (friendships, puberty … Continue reading

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Mums, indulge yourself a little…

I watched two programmes on television this week, where mums ended up putting so many people first, before their needs, the consequences were tragic: • Depression • Weight gain • Burn out • Panic attacks Mums (and I’m talking to … Continue reading

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Stay out of trouble lil’ bro

There is so much negativity in the media around young people these days. So whenever I get a chance to celebrate the good things that young people are doing, I will champion them. I was walking home the other day, … Continue reading

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Gifts for your children

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International Day for Rural Women

15th October is the International Day for Rural Women. Did you know… • Women produce 50% of the world’s food, but only own 1% of the land. • Rural women comprise more than one quarter of the total world population. … Continue reading

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