Are you Parenting a Fantasy Child?

Are you Parenting a Fantasy Child?

Have you found yourself caught up in the trap of parenting a fantasy child, rather than your actual child?  “Happiness is Letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything it is” Mandy Hale I have recently been following the lovely Joshua Becker (becomingminimalist.com) as he guides over 5,000 people worldwide to let go of their clutter and become...
Expat Relocation to Switzerland: 10 things to pack

Expat Relocation to Switzerland: 10 things to pack

What you need to know before your expat relocation / move to Switzerland with your family and children. You know the whirlwind of chaos that is a move? Double it for an international expat relocation! We arrived with the very un-useful: half used bottles of cleaner; gardening things (no garden!); three bookcases of books and missed the useful: cake tins; muffin trays; picture frames; and...
The Forever Future of the Summer (Mothering Matters)

The Forever Future of the Summer (Mothering Matters)

“The Forever Future of the Summer” has been published in the Mothering Matters Magazine. Below is a little snippet to whet your appetite! June 2016 “Isn’t it curious how there are certain times of year that are designated as periods of...
Gratitude games for children: the “I Like” game

Gratitude games for children: the “I Like” game

I Like! At the request of a client, I will be including activities that we can do with our children around the theme of gratitude. Being a coach for parents, how could I resist? Plus, this gives me a great excuse to play with my greatest teacher: my...