Many Happy Returns Prince George

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Is it really a whole year since it felt like much of the world was asking the same question on repeat ‘Is it a Prince or Princess?’ When the news came through that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had had a safe delivery of a baby boy the questioning   turned to names and physical […]

Finding Your Family’s Summer Break Mojo

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If the end of your children’s school year hasn’t already arrived, it’s definitely in sight and it’s likely that everyone’s energy levels are being seriously drained if not already running on empty. Typically we often view the long summer break as a restorative time for children (and their teachers) but not for parents and childcarers. […]

Connectedness

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Being connected has infinite interpretations the world over but one thing is for certain- whatever form it takes, it’s important. It’s important in the sense that being part of something, meaning something to someone or a link to somewhere places a marker in your memory; a coordinate which you can revisit to calibrate your memories, […]

5 Tips to Make a Beanpole Family Work

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It’s no surprise to modern families that parenting and families are different these days – lone parent, blended, sandwich, nuclear, extended, beanpole and everything else in between are now the norm. The beanpole family is a 21st century version of the extended family: with a long thin structure, the beanpole family has strong ties but […]