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The hardest parental milestone… letting go of your children.

Writing a blog I would never have envisaged to be this time consuming, this has taken off in more ways than I imagined. Receiving emails from fellow parents and authors around the world has been amazing but in fact, it has taking me away from family life… hence, I took a break but here I […]

Teenagers… stop medicalising this phenomenon!

Having a teenager in the house, you often get asked ‘what is that like!?’ The inference is that having a teenager is somehow a medical phenomenon. But when does this labelling stop? In today’s world, we are continually medicalising normal experiences like common childhood anxieties and tensions. Children’s behaviour and mental health are hot topics. […]

The Modern Day Illness of ‘Busyness’

Today we lead busy lives; multitasking, rushing to take the kids, juggling work and home. Welcome to modern day life. This constant state of being busy can take it’s toll physically and mentally. In addition, no longer are we leaving work at work. With mobile phones, emails and remote log in devices, it can follow […]

Healthy Eating for the Family: Sample Weekly Meal Plan

Preparing family meals can cause much anxiety. Advice changes monthly, along with new fads about gluten free, diary free and raw unprocessed foods being the ideal. Have you ever noticed a kid who is obese and ever thought ‘what are the parents doing?’ Society puts a lot of pressure on us parents that we are […]