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This is where I share information to support you and your teenager with the challenges which you may be facing right now. Here I provide insight from my work as a therapist and a parent of teen boys to help you navigate tricky times.

The Power of the Hypnobirthing Course – What to Expect?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The Power of the Hypnobirthing Course: What to expect Welcome to my blog about the power of Hypnobirthing;

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Did the Duchess of Cambridge use Hypnobirthing?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] This is the question on the lips of every hypnobirthing teacher after the birth of the Duke and

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Be your own superhero!

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Hi, The photo to the right is a recent picture of my boys dressed up as superheros for school

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Why sunglasses are an important addition to your hospital bag!

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Hi all, I had the opportunity to meet my gorgeous new niece this week and have some much

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Why Search Engines can be a blessing, and a curse, when pregnant.

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Hi, I see women at all stages of their pregnancy.  I had a client this week who had

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It’s not all about the chicken…..?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font=”|on|||” text_font_size=”20″ text_text_color=”#4b247f” text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Hey lovely mums, Now there’s a question, and one I feel I need to answer, put

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Why is it always down to me?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Hey lovely mums, You know that feeling, the same things come up every single day which need ‘doing’.

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How I got through my ‘big stuff’.

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em”] This is one of the hardest blog posts I think I have ever written. I am writing it

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Are we living fake lives?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_text_color=”#007e90″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]   Are we living fake lives? Over Christmas I took a Facebook break, a complete Facebook break,

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New Year – New You?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_text_color=”#4b247f” text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] New Year, New You? If you are a social media browser, watch TV or even just listen

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Nothing prepares you for this as a mum

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Nothing prepares you for this. The G word is something I deal with a lot with my clients,

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Birth Trauma Marlow

Real Life Mum Story – from unmanageable to smiling again

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] This lovely lady came to me in the pits of despair.  She felt like she was the worst

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Surviving Christmas

Plan to survive Christmas chaos

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] When you have school aged children, this Christmas half term is inevitably the one which proves to be

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Mum – Do you have a Frenemy? (GUEST POST)

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Mum, have you got a Frenemy? I talk a lot about how to cope when your child has

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Up close and personal – my bullying story

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” text_font_size=”20″ text_line_height=”1.8em”] Bullying can be debilitating, challenging and often hidden. It can make you feel powerless to understand what is

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