A Beautiful Childhood: The Course is open once more

I am delighted to announce a fourth run of my signature online course A Beautiful Childhood in January 2020. I truly believe in an eclectic approach to raising children; in picking and choosing different ideas and methods to fit your own family values and needs, and in being inspired by different styles and trying things out…

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Calm Celebrations course open for booking

I am delighted to announce that booking is open once again for my Calm Celebrations course, which will run again from Monday 4th November. As a parent, I know you want to give your children joyful experiences. You want to make memories that they will cherish well into adulthood, gifting them moments of calm togetherness alongside…

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The Prepared Adult: Some thoughts about self care

This month I am taking part in a project on Instagram all about the concept of “The Prepared Adult”, and I thought I would share some thoughts here too. If we’re not already connected on Instagram, come along and say hi! This week the participants in “The Prepared Adult” are writing about self care, and how this…

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The Prepared Adult: The prepared environment

This month I am taking part in a project on Instagram all about the concept of “The Prepared Adult”, and I thought I would share some thoughts here too. If we’re not already connected on Instagram, come along and say hi! Last week (I’m a little behind again – oops!) the participants in “The Prepared Adult” were…

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The Prepared Adult: The power of observation

This month I am taking part in a project on Instagram all about the concept of “The Prepared Adult”, and I thought I would share some thoughts here too. If we’re not already connected on Instagram, come along and say hi! Last week (I’m a little behind – oops!) the participants in “The Prepared Adult” were writing…

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Making Sense of Screens Course is open for booking

I’m delighted to be running another round of my Making Sense of Screens course in September, and booking is now open! I designed the course because as a parent, figuring out an approach to screen time can feel overwhelming. With so many conflicting voices and opinions, so many scare stories about both the harm of…

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The Prepared Adult: Some thoughts on the “prepared parent”

“The training of the teacher who is to help life is something far more than the learning of ideas.  It includes the training of character; it is a preparation of the spirit.” Maria Montessori Montessori developed her now world-famous educational method for use in schools, so when she was writing she directed her words towards…

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