Tag Archives: Raising children

Blind bit of difference…

    The ball rattles, opponents must call as they go in to tackle, and miraculously nobody crashes! This is blind football.       My children just spent an afternoon learning how to play football blind-folded with the GB Paralympic Football coach, Gary Knight.  I love any challenge that takes people out of their […]






Posted on 22 August 2012
Musings: Parenting girls
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Can boredom bite?

I am exhausted.  The school year is drawing to a close, just one more week of term, and I am shattered.  The holidays seems like a very good thing right now.   Although for the moment the prospect of packing and organising our whole family away for a long weekend’s music festival in a week’s […]






Posted on 19 July 2012
Musings: Parenting girls
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The Children’s Fire

  Imagine a candle burning at every table in the land where important decisions are being made.  And imagine that this candle serves to remind all those present to hold at the heart of their decision making process that nothing be done that would harm the children.  Imagine how different would be our government, our […]






Posted on 19 April 2012
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls, Rites of passage
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