Musings: Parenting girls

sugar and spice or a bit more complicated?

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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Coping Well with Exam Stress

Exams are on the way – for some it’s important exams – but actually for many students every exam feels important at the time. Parents want to help, but the trouble is that a lot of the best tips for managing exam stress sound incredibly like the nagging we may have been doing for years […]






Posted on 17 April 2014
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls
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Average size

Thumbs up to Debenhams, the first department store in Britain to display mannequins our size.    Photograph: Debenhams Most other shops use size 8 or size 10 because we all want to see how clothes look on women who are three sizes smaller than us, don’t we?   Many teen girls struggle as the hormones […]






Posted on 12 March 2014
Musings: Parenting girls
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