Musings: Coming of age

making that always precious, but sometimes tricky transition from girl to woman

Next ‘Girls Journeying Together’ group starting in the spring 2017

    Free Trial Session for girls (with Mums) on Friday 2nd March 2018, 5pm – 7pm or Saturday 3rd March 10am – 12pm Every year around spring time, I start another of my year-long Girls Journeying Together groups.  A dozen or so 10-12 years olds sit in a circle in my sitting room nervously wondering how we […]






Posted on 9 May 2014
Musings: Parenting girls, Coming of age
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Catholic confirmation – what makes a rite of passage meaningful?

Recently I had the good fortune to be invited to the confirmation ceremony of a friend of my eldest.  Although I’ve been invited to all manner of coming of age ceremonies (people know that it’s my thing!) I’d not been to a Catholic confirmation before. After the stage had been set: a beautiful building, special […]






Posted on 31 January 2014
Musings: Coming of age, Rites of passage
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When I’m emotional…. by Zoë Karl

  The world spins around, Endlessly turning, And yet it’s all right there, In your hands. Venturing into the unknown, Your knowledge and wisdom soon expands. I want to shout, I want to scream At even my best friend. But I want their advice and comfort, A relationship that never ends. So muddled, confused, angry, […]






Posted on 1 August 2013
Musings: Parenting girls, Coming of age
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