New Mums: Looking Good After Giving Birth

One of the last things that you’ll think about after giving birth is the way that you look when you’re out with (or even without) your child. Despite the fact that we have spent all of our lives f...

Advantages of Personal Alarms for the Elderly

An alarm works in the home or in the garden for someone who may need help in an emergency   With increasing awareness of the need for adequate care of the elderly, personal alarms are now in wide...

Science, Spirituality and Self-esteem

I have been reading a fascinating book by Lynne McTaggart about quantum physics. Don’t stop reading – I promise this won’t be boring! Now I always used to be really rather sceptical about spirit...

How do you use your power?

I believe that there are three different things you can choose to do with your power as an adult, and those three things affect how you relate to other adults, they affect how nourishing or harmful yo...

Creating a guilt-free Christmas

I have long had the impression that Christmas means only presents to children and have therefore tried to ensure mine get what they ask for as far as I possibly can. However, we’re living in hard ti...

The importance of genuineness in parenting.

The formation of relationships is both a conscious and a subconscious process. It is also a physical process requiring the mutual release of the hormone oxytocin. From a physical point of view, you fe...

Why is my child suddenly so clingy

The Rocky Road to Independence – two steps forward, one step back Children don’t gain independence in a neat, linear fashion, steadily getting bolder and bolder as they grow up. Frustratingly for ...