The Signs of Great Parenting

The Signs of Great Parenting

How we seem to have it backwards.. I remember sitting in the playgroup……besides trying to make sure Missy M didn’t destroy anything or anyone, I had another anxious dialogue running in my head based on a simple belief ….. whatever she did was a direct reflection on me as a...
Is this how it is supposed to be?

Is this how it is supposed to be?

I had a client who had built up an image of what his marriage and family would look like when he was lucky enough to be in that stage of his life. Some of the pictures were based on how he was brought up (either moving towards or away from that style of parenting) and his personal preferences that had built up over...

Stress and the Bear

We have a wonderful system for stress and dealing with threat. The bummer is that: 1. It was designed for us millions of years ago, and works optimally if you are a caveman/woman 2. It is good for about 20 minutes, then it starts...

Can I panic now?

The phone rings. This is unusual, as most people use my mobile. This also usually means a frustrating conversation in pigeon English or mashed up German. Its Missy M’s Kindergarten teacher. This cant be good. The only time she has called me, was when we miscommunicated the time Missy M was going to turn up one day, and I got the where-on-earth-is-your-daughter phone call (always...