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Listening With Intention As Well As Attention Most of us like to think we’re good at listening, especially to the children we …

Banishing the ‘Bad Attitude’! A Reality Check On The ‘Disrespectful Child’ It’s very easy to feel triggered when the young people we work …

The Power Is In Our Presence, Not Just Our Practice My 10 year old left his school shoes at a friend’s house …

This Is Not A ‘Travelling With Kids’ Blog Post… Discovering a new part of the world is one of my favourite things, …

My Kitchen Ceiling Imploded… Lessons In Not Paying Attention I’ve had a persistent drip of water coming through my kitchen ceiling for …

Why We Must Say ‘Yes’ To Children Saying ‘No’ Most of us don’t want to – in fact, may dread – getting …

Healthy Brain Biochemistry: Are You Making or Breaking It? My birthday fell in the middle of half-term, and once again I failed …

The Dreaded Power Struggle… Why We Should NEVER Try To Win! A short and seemingly unsignificant exchange with my 10 year birthed the …

High Hopes, Realistic Expectations: Why we don’t need a ‘Joyful’ or ‘Merry’ Christmas holiday I’m not a scrooge by any means but, like …