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 […]

Back To School: Learning To “App”

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Chances are, most of us raising digital natives have no idea what all this technology stuff looks like “under the bonnet”. Facebook and Google occasionally ask us to update our settings, profiles or other questions – but beyond the page that asks us to verify (again?!) who we are and how we use the platform, […]

How Should William and Kate Manage the Arrival of Number Two?

Huffington Post features Sigrid Daniel as Parenting Expert commenting on news of the royal pregnancy!   Kate Middleton is pregnant with Number Two. Although Prince George may be the most famous baby in the world, he will need to get used to playing second fiddle to the new baby when it arrives. How should Kate […]

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 […]

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, […]