At least once a week I am asked that magic question “How do you juggle it all?” And at least once I week I shrug my shoulders and smile while saying something like “I have no idea, you just do!” Like so many of the women (and men!) around me I am ‘juggling’ many aspects […]
I want to talk about being ‘just a mum’. Not the sort of mum that I am but the sort of mum that my mum is- the sort that gives up her own dreams to raise her children and support her husband. The sort of mum who does everything she can to give those children every opportunity […]
Divorce is bad enough without then having to explain to those you love and even those you barely know just what you are going through. Often the most challenging conversation to be had is with your children. So here are 5 things to keep in mind when you are telling your kids, about your separation.
Research continues to show that children who experience ongoing conflict between their parents after divorce are at significant risk of poorer adult outcomes in later life. These children have low self esteem, are withdrawn, cannot manage emotion, demonstrate their distress through poor behaviour and have difficulty maintaining friendships and relationships throughout life. We know that […]