The Power of Language

Language is a really powerful tool; so powerful that we often completely underestimate the power it can have in our lives. Yes – language facilitates communication and collaboration between individuals and large groups alike, but it works at a much deeper level than just facilitating the co-ordination of our activities. To dig a little deeper […]

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Stop Trying So Hard!

I’ve always been an over-achiever. I’ve strived for perfection in everything I’ve done (and everything I do), and been relentless in my pursuit of achievement – of making a difference in the World in one meaningful way or another. I’ve also always believed that I can accomplish anything I put my mind to – have […]

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It’s The Small Things

Kids are one of the most beautiful and life changing gifts a person can receive – so pure, so bright, so mouldable. Like with any relationship in life though, it’s a two way street. As parents, there is the potential for us to learn as much about ourselves as our children can learn from us. […]

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My Heart & Yours

Last night, I once again had one of the most emotionally powerful and beautiful experiences of my life. It’s something I only remember experiencing with my second little boy in this way, as he is so much calmer than Reuben was, and still is. Xander has always been such a placid little baby, and in […]

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Entitlement – Good or Bad?

Entitlement is a tricky subject these days, and it’s a word that often comes with negative connotations and pre-conceptions. Should a sense of entitlement be encouraged in children? What is the difference between someone with an attitude of entitlement, and someone without? On the face of it, I would guess that most of you would […]

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