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Broken things

15 March 2024 “Our hearts are broken about things that are broken…” Jennie Allen. This has been resounding in my soul ever since I read it. I have times of feeling heartbroken for people and situations who are broken, including myself, I think most of us do.  None of is completely whole all of the…

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Introducing Photographer Lexi Diack

19 January 2024   I have been dying to introduce you to the person behind the photos you can find throughout my website. The photos of me, my play room in Howick and also all the stunning photos of The Journalling Workshop held in Feb 2023 which have been on my social media feeds were…

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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco California

Everything’s changing …

1 December 2023 The theme of the last month in my play therapy work has very much been around helping children of all ages prepare for and negotiate change. It is a feature of year endings that there are shifts and changes of different kinds. Moving to a new town, new school, new province or…

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Sleep, Play and Screentime

Children need the right amounts of sleep and play for growth and health. They also need plenty of active play or movement. Screentime actively takes away from quality of sleep and active play time in many, many children’s lives. Sleep and play are so important, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued guidelines in respect…

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It Is Here!

3 November 2023 Just like the Webb Ellis trophy* and Siya Kolisi* have landed home, so has my website – wooooo hoooo! This is my very first blog from my brand new site! Welcome and enjoy having a look around!   New things on the website…  Parenting for Connection is a brand new online process for…

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Momposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome: A haunting fear that a person cannot repeat their successes and that they are not as bright and capable as they need or want to be. Alison Escalante. (Read Alison’s article in Psychology Today) The term “momposter” is derived from the term imposter parent syndrome is simply the belief that you’re not a…

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