Change, Domestic Abuse, Mental Health, Podcast, Self Care

How to Survive Being A Single Parent

TW Illness / Ectopic pregnancy / Single Parenting / Narcissist Partner / Eating Disorder / School Refusal / Bullying  Nothing like life throwing you a few spanners in the works to learn and develop, become stronger and wiser. Well, all of that happened to this week’s guest, Rebecca, as she moved into parenthood, and discovered… Continue reading How to Survive Being A Single Parent

Change, Domestic Abuse, Mental Health, Podcast, Self Care

Red Flag Behaviour

TW: Explicit Language / Domestic Abuse / rape / murder / drug use / HIV / AIDS / mental illness Are you doing your child a disservice by not talking with them about relationships? Being embarrassed is not a reason to keep your kids ignorant of this stuff. They are growing up, and we need… Continue reading Red Flag Behaviour

Jane Miller, Beyond Parenting podcast episode - paarenting after foster care
Change, Coaching, Limiting Beliefs, Mental Health, Podcast

Parenting after Foster Care

TW: Foster Care / Child Abuse / Domestic Abuse / School System This week's podcast delves into the world of the foster care system and critically the support structures which simply aren't there for kids transferring to adulthood. Where is the care after abuse? Where is the therapy? Where is the training on understanding relationships?… Continue reading Parenting after Foster Care

Woman looking to the side with tears streamiing down her face
Mental Health

When It All Gets Too Much

So, I have to write this today, after another day of feeling this hitting hard. Running your own business alongside the myriad challenges of running a household with 3 kids can take it's toll. And when you are the only one doing all the thinking, organising, sorting, cleaning, cleaning, cleaning (oh oops, I think I… Continue reading When It All Gets Too Much

Cartoon picture depicting a messy room with discarded items on bed, desk and floor
Change, Limiting Beliefs, Mental Health

I want to keep it ALL

“I want to keep it all! It’s all special.” Was the response from my eldest child when she saw a box for the charity shop of our toddler’s old stuff. She proceeded to go through all the things in the box and throw them out saying that she thought they were special. Inwardly, I’m thinking,… Continue reading I want to keep it ALL