Podcast – Feminism and Motherhood with Penny Griffin

“As soon as motherhood is mentioned every choice that a woman makes is open to some kind of public debate or scrutiny – this really troubles me.” Feminism is a word that can conjure up all sorts of ideas and negative connotations from the way the so-called Feminist has been portrayed in the media.  …

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Relationship Repair with Efrat Wolfson

Being consciously aware is the name of the game these days – Conscious living and conscious parenting to name but a  few.  Efrat Wolfson brings her expertise on relationships, communication and conflict resolution through her signature program The Conscious Couples Formula. Efrat has turned Conflict Resolution into an art with a very simple but extremely profound understanding and approach. “We need to…

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Are you ready to unwind and untangle your busy life?

Would you want to get back to being you?   Women are so depleted these days, stretched so thin in so many different directions that illness, exhaustion, anxiety and depression is the new ‘normal’. You need to gift your self some restorative time into your life, allow yourself adequate time to unwind and unravel so…

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Build Resilience and Connection through Neighbourhood Play

Helicopter Parenting might keep your children safe in the short term, but what life skills are they missing out on for the long term that they gain through free play? Mike Lanza, Author of the book Playborhood, recognised a huge part of childhood that children seemed to be missing out on when he first had…

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How to use Mindful Rituals to Create a Happier Household

“The ‘Inner Book of Wisdom’ is inside of us. We have to start learning to TRUST it again.” – Tara Darlington “Restoration and relaxation go hand in hand with self-preservation. How often do you pause to appreciate the inner wisdom that resides within you? How often do you nurture the voice inside that cries out…

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Simple Yoga to Ease Pelvic and Back Pain or Discomfort in Pregnancy

Is pelvic and back pain causing you more problems that you could have imagined during your pregnancy?  Not being able to continue work as you thought you would, making housework and looking after your children difficult or simply stopping you from enjoying your pregnancy? Having worked with over 1000 women in my pregnancy yoga classes over the…

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Do you need to Expand your Definition of Motherhood to include Looking after You?

Every day someone says to either my husband or myself “I don’t know how you do it with 6 children, we struggle with two (or one, or three…). Our approach to bringing up our children has been something that we have put a lot of thought, discussion, education, awareness and effort in to. It’s not…

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How to Embrace Chaos and Create more Space and Flow in your Life

My life can be very chaotic – a teenager, 4 primary school children, a 4 year old still at home, my business, my husband and extremely high expectations of myself. Sometimes I flow easily with it and sometimes it drains me. I’ve noticed that when I get stuck in rushing and always thinking ahead, I…

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How to Prepare for Another Baby after Experiencing PND.

I guess I’ve been very lucky to not have experienced Post Natal Depression (PND) with any of my 6 babies.  I have helped many women with PND and helped them prepare for their next baby.  If you have experienced PND it’s likely you are anxious about having another baby but the good news is there are steps you…

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Helping Children Sleep Better. 5 Things you may not have thought of.

Getting 6 kids to bed should be an Olympic sport, and I when I do it right, I think I deserve the Gold Medal.  There are simple things that I know work well when I do them but once life gets busy and I get distracted with other things, it all falls apart -and I feel…

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