Musings: Parenting girls

sugar and spice or a bit more complicated?

Trusted teen

What if you could really trust that your teen was going to turn out all right? How would your life be different?  And hers? How many stressful conversations would be avoided if you weren’t trying to alter the behaviour of your teen? How much better would your relationship be then? Might that not have a […]






Posted on 10 July 2014
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls
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Next ‘Girls Journeying Together’ group starting in the spring 2017

    Free Trial Session for girls (with Mums) on Friday 17th March 2017, 5pm – 7pm or Saturday 18th 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 […]






Posted on 9 May 2014
Musings: Parenting girls, Coming of age
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Junk food battles

Many teens like to eat junk. Here are some of the reasons that they like to eat junk: You don’t want them to eat junk! Their bodies are changing rapidly and they just don’t know how to get the increased nutrients they need. Junk food requires no effort. Junk food is full of sugar and […]






Posted on 6 May 2014
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls

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