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Forget about New Year’s Resolutions

  We are just over a week into 2020.  How are your New Year's Resolutions?  Did you make any? The week between Christmas and January 1st, for me, is where I sway wildly between resolution decisions.  It's the drawn-out monotony of these days that makes me spend too...

The I.E.P. Meeting. What is it and How can you prepare?

Around now, a month into the new school year, you'll be arranging the I.E.P. meeting for your child.  The I.E.P. Meeting stands for Individual Education Plan.  It is a working document that is designed to make the curriculum more available to your child. A Working...

Training with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre

Last week, I completed six Masterclasses in Mindfulness-Based programmes with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC).  The mindfulness training was held in Porto, Portugal as it was run in conjunction with Ser Integral Centre for Mindfulness.  I took part in this...

Behind Closed Doors

Children with Special Needs need a lot of support.  At times, this support does not come quickly or how we had imagined.  This article is a reminder that at all times, you need to be gentle on yourself and on those who work with your child. My favourite book is Anam...

The Masks We Wear

The Masks We Wear

Did you know that Halloween masks owe their origin to early Irish pagan culture, when we believed that ghosts came back to earth on the night of the dead.  Out of fear that we would bump into them, we started wearing masks to scare the spirits away and to avoid...

“We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realise”

Thich Nhat Hanh