‘Keys to Connection’

Horrific events … how to be with your child?

Horrific events … how to be with your child?

A few mums have asked me how they should speak with their children about the horrific attack in NZ. They said they wanted to protect their kids by keeping it from them but with the media overload it is so very hard to shield them from the enormity of what happened and...

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It’s all because of the goats!

It’s all because of the goats!

Just over a year ago I was struck by one of those magic moments that completely changed the course of my life. And it was all because of the goats! My partner David and I had a few free days between workshops on the north coast of NSW. We decided to go for a relaxing...

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The scar that woke me up

The scar that woke me up

I’m a child of the 60’s and 70’s- I loved the wild abandon of breaking out .... loved the fledgling music festivals that were just starting up and all that went with them ... cheesecloth dresses, barefoot and braless ...  all abounding in nature and connection. I feel...

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It’s finally here …My new baby!

It’s finally here …My new baby!

YES I have just birthed my third book  ‘The Art of Taming Tantrums’ - a fresh new perspective on dealing healthily with Tantrums in our kids ... AND ... in ourselves!!! It has been a deep, heartfelt and intimate journey for me to write, gestate and birth this book. It...

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What your kids really need

What your kids really need

Happy, resilient and confident kids … isn’t this what we all want for our children? I recently had some work in a third world country and the thing that struck me more than anything was the joy in the faces of the kids.These children appeared to have few material...

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Foster your own potential …AND your own!

Foster your own potential …AND your own!

We are all are born as a blank canvas, ready for the masterpiece to be created. Just like a seed, children have an innate shining potential that is ready to flourish given the right ingredients of love, care, belonging and safety. And just as a seed can be affected by...

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I finally said YES!

I finally said YES!

I’m naturally quite shy and reserved. A very lengthy hospitalisation as a child left me with a deep seated anxiety that became a constant companion every time I stepped out of my comfort zone and attempted something new. So my natural response became a  big NO ......

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Are you quietly present?

Are you quietly present?

Just back from our Parent Child retreat in central Australia where I witnessed the most wonderful connection between a parent and a child. It was a grey kangaroo and her joey! The joey hopped down to our abode to drink from the birdbath ... while I noticed the mother...

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