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Step Back and Give Them Freedom

Step Back and Give Them Freedom

    ‘Please put your shoes on’ were the words that came out of my mouth, we were about to walk to the beach. My son in his pyjama trousers, bare footed, free spirited. There are days when I just want him to put his shoes on, it is simple. But the shoe less days […]

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The Way I Talk to My Kids Matters.

The Way I Talk to My Kids Matters.

    Simply put, if you talk to them with respect, they flourish.   I don’t want to go for a long walk. Yes but you have to. Why. Because I said so.   If you said that to me you might piss me off.   Finish everything that is on your plate.   That […]

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Ten Things I Tell Myself to Remember Around Parenting

Ten Things I Tell Myself to Remember Around Parenting

How do I love these children as much as I can? How do kids learn things that connect with their souls? How do the fireflies of inspiration spark their spirits? Can I help keep those iridescent lights of creativity shining? I ask myself these questions… I know that for me putting the kids in a schooling environment […]

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Four Points to Fearless Living…

Four Points to Fearless Living…

Fear and I have been really good mates, the fearful lady has lived rent free in my head for a long time, in fact the fearful lady over the years has entertained my inner gremlins and had a party in my head almost way back since I can remember. I am not sure when she […]

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A confidence crisis in the heart of Italy and how to be a girl cricketer.

A confidence crisis in the heart of Italy and how to be a girl cricketer.

The other day we were invited in to Perugia to go to a cricket match in a tiny weeny street in Perugia. We fell upon an international oasis of joy. There was an Australian team, headed up by one Australian and his various team mates who were from Bangladesh, Italy, Belgium and the UK. Then […]

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