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    Pay Attention to What they Tell You to Forget

    “Pay attention to what they tell you to forget.” Muriel Rukeyser Pay attention to the sadness in your heart, the numbness of your soul. To the places they tell you not to look. Do not avert your eyes. But breathe deep and look deeper. Pay […]

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    Moods of Motherhood

    Moods of Motherhood charts the inner journey of motherhood, giving voice to the often nebulous, unspoken tumble of emotions that motherhood evokes: tenderness, frustration, joy, grief, depression, playfulness and love. She explores the taboo subjects of maternal ambiguity, competitiveness, and the quest for perfection, offering […]

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    Shaken and Stirred

    It has been a big week here. One I have no desire to do again. Nor do I want to go into details with you now. But let’s just say it’s been raw. Real. Unexpected. And very scary at times. And for that reason it […]

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    Why “Getting Back to Normal” is the Biggest Mistake You Can Make

    When we are sick, depressed, traumatised, grieving, in shock, we long to “get back to normal”… to get back to the way things were before. We yearn for it. And most people around us seem to be urging us to as well. We long for […]

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    How do you treat yourself?

    It is only after I write my posts that I really GET what they are about. Same goes with my books. When you’re writing intuitively, from the guts, it can be like moving through a dark wood, blindfolded – you can’t see where you are […]

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  • Time poverty and the modern mum.

    I learnt a new term this weekend at the Save Childhood Movement’s Flourish Summit in London this weekend: time poverty.The first speaker of the weekend identified it as one of the major factors shaping the modern landscape of parenting and child development. There was a […]

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