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Traditions: A trial or a treasure?

November marks the beginning of Winter, with the clocks going back . It is a lovely month, but often gets lost as the shops are brimming with Christmas. November is full of traditions that families embrace, Halloween, Bonfire Night, walking in the woods swishing leaves, drinking hot chocolate with marshmallows afterwards, Remembrance Sunday and for […]

Bridging the Gap in Mental Health Services

BRIDGING THE GAP IN MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES Why this is urgent right now The current crisis in mental health services affects all of us. Current figures reveal that one in 10 children now have a diagnosable mental health condition yet waiting lists for an initial appointment with CAMHS in Kent can be up to 18 […]

Tis’ the season for a Pantomine

Christmas is the time of traditions, and going to a Pantomine is a firm family favourite across the land. Pantomine is not originally a British tradition or a children’s entertainment show. Pantomine began as entertainment for adults, it can be traced back to the ancient Roman “Saturnalia” Midwinter feast, at which everything was supposed to […]

The Balance Act

The Author Alain de Botton said:  “there is no such thing as work/life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life” . Whether you find that re-assuring or not, when we talk about balance, we can get stressed and feel guilty just trying . What are we trying to balance? Is there a conflict in trying to […]

A Parent’s Guide for A Level Results Day

How to prepare for A Level Results   This week, millions of children will be anxiously awaiting their A Level  results tomorrow and planning the realisation of their hopes and dreams of their next stage in life. 3 years ago I wrote a blog about my son , you can find it here https://wordpress.com/post/wellerway.wordpress.com/30 I […]

How Mindfulness can help improve Family Life.

This article is written by Melissa Benaroya on her Mind Yeti blog published March 18 2017 and I have re-posted. A child’s anxiety is stressful to the child and can also be stressful for the child’s family. Anxiety can actually be debilitating for kids. Children may spend endless amounts of time and energy fixated on […]

Letter from a Teenager

Another glorious piece of writing from The Circle of Security International. The Letter Your Teenager Can’t Write You by Gretchen Schmelzer Dear Parent: This is the letter that I wish I could write. This fight we are in right now. I need it. I need this fight. I can’t tell you this because I don’t […]

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