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Blame my brain!

There’s been so much written about how our brains develop and work over the last few years. Some of which I have found SO helpful in understanding my children and …

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Outside the Lines

I was privileged recently to take part in the first episode of a new podcast that I’d like to introduce to you. The idea behind ‘Outside the Lines’ podcast is …

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School Refusers

One of the most challenging and frustrating areas for both parents/carers and educators to navigate is the school refuser. This is something we talk about often in our support group …

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Post 16 support

I’m just sitting in the foyer of a hotel in Liverpool waiting to deliver my seminar to 60 further education professionals. Post 16 is a challenge for lots of young …

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Instant Family

I went to watch a film at the cinema last week. This was a film I’d been looking forward to seeing for months. The trailer was really funny, seemed realistic …

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Think outside the box

Poor mental health, high anxiety levels and generally living life at a stressful speed is taking its toll. On my travels around schools and with other adoptive parents I’m noticing …

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