Attachment Theory and Love

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Last week I was in one of those situations where I was torn between staying on my seat in a seminar and rushing out of the room to urgently spread the word. The subject? Attachment Theory, as first explored by Sir John Bowlby in 1973. Bowlby was a psychologist, psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst and had […]

Spend some time apart this summer!

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Want to know the secret of a good summer break? Spend some time apart from your family and friends. The holiday brochures, TV advertisements, friend’s photos on Facebook and Instagram are all showing families in each other’s pockets, beaming and having a great time aren’t they? But are their stories, the verbal catch up telling […]

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. […]