The Proposed Schools Bill – Punishing parents for the inability of schools to facilitate a suitable education for all children

By Joanna Merrett BA (hons), EYPS, MA, [PhD student and researcher at University of Exeter, Centre for Social Mobility], Joanna […]

What to say about Ukraine to our children – Six Steps to support our child or teen (and ourselves) in those challenging times

Many of our children will experience anxiety and fear around the situation in Ukraine, which is often exacerbated by the […]

“Oh Sweety, …..” (a simple tool for when our children are overwhelmed)

Sadly also our children will encounter challenging times. When our children are overwhelmed and in the cycle of emotional and […]

The Inner Rainbow of Hope – Last stretch from illness to rehabilitation

March 2020 I caught Covid-19 which turned into long-covid. “The NICE guidelines defines post-Covid syndrome as signs and symptoms that […]

Loving our Children & LOVE

Most of us become parents with the idea that we will parent perfectly (the Disney family dream), or at least […]

When something is ‘not right’ – Compassion is key

Or The Value of flag-ups Everyone has an unconscious physical or psychological alarm system telling them that something is not […]

Grief is not a competition

One step at a time, grief processing as a road map for family life. Home alone Right at this moment […]