In times of social distancing and the pandemic, it’s easy to let our already limited social life take an even deeper dive. We make sure to keep our distance, and with our masks it is not easy to hear every word others are saying.  Loneliness in parenting But the truth is, the parenting life is…

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When I first decided to be a coach, I didn’t know very much about coaching, and wondered if a coach was a less qualified therapist. Once I stepped into the world of coaching, I realized how misunderstood the world of coaching can be, and I’m here to try and break some potential myths about what we offer,…

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There is no doubt that parent concerns can mean a constant stress spiral, unless we are taking specific action steps to keep us in check.   What do parents really worry about? All kinds of things, apparently. According to Childcare.co.uk who asked 5,342 parents about their biggest parenting fears for the year ahead (2020), and their five biggest…

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Our lives are filled with millions of tiny moments that make up who we are, that make up our story. Some of those moments are more memorable than others. Some stay in our hearts forever, and some shape the way we think about the world. Overall, the collection of these moments makes us who we are,…

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Whether you are a working or a stay at home parent, strict or lenient, from a typical or atypical household, there is no escaping it: parent guilt.  What is parent guilt? For moms, from the moment we find out that there is a tiny human that is growing inside of us, we begin to make changes.…

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Unstructured play: Why is it so important?

Unstructured (free) play can help children with their emotional, social and cognitive developtment, but society’s increased focus on academic results means more and more of children’s time is spent in structured and purpose driven play. What can we do about that?

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