Posted in Featured,RelationshipsOctober 18, 2010
But, in the real world, marriages are made up of the little things – taking out the trash, picking up the kids from school, wiping down the shower or picking up your pants If there are frustrations over the little things, it can erode the whole marriage. … Its simple really isn’t it, marriage takes alot of work, is a struggle, but has immense benefits, its not all plain sailing or getting your own way, its full of compromise but if it can be done with Love then you are on the way to success. … Maybe because they have things that compliment, support or even challenge your views or even deep down inside you still love your partner so much, or Whatever the reason, you need to find a strong reason to keep your marriage from divorce first.
Posted in Childhood,ordinary wisdomMarch 12, 2010
What have we done to our children, that they no longer are allowed to be children? Cossetted, protected, given everything, encouraged to gow up and mature so quickly. Yet their innocence, rather than being in the majority taken by predators, is corrupted Read More
Posted in BabyDecember 6, 2008
Then she developed diarrhoea and her stomach has not been the same since, now she complains that her tummy hurts alot of the time and is not just aware of passing urine and stool but is frightened of it, despite now having gotten over the illness. … So if your child suddenly develops an allergy to going to bed or sleeping problems after being fine with bed time, don’t automatically reach for a baby sleep manual, it could just be that she is ill, about to be ill or genuinely needs help as she reaches a life stage whee she becomes more aware of her individuality and seperartion.
My son was asking about this as a favourite of the school assembly and always liked as a song for junior school, year 6 leavers is I thought I would put up the lyrics:
Autumn days, when the grass is jewelled
And the silk in a chestnut shell
Jet Read More
Posted in BabyApril 30, 2007
Most people will tell you having a baby draws you closer together, because it is a wonderful and miraculous thing. It involves a special shared intimacy and care both for the baby and your partner. However pregnancy, birth and the babies early months Read More
Posted in BabyApril 27, 2007
Perhaps I spoke too soon , as our baby continued not to sleep and to exhibit signs of digestion discomfort and colic. We began to realise that when she did sleep this was due to total exhaustion (imagine how we felt) and whilst in all other respects she Read More
Posted in BabyApril 12, 2007
Every child is different, their pregnancy is different, their birth is different and their parents are different, so this is not “The Truth” is a truth as it worked for me.
The birth was luckily short and we were home with our Baby Read More
Posted in PersonalFebruary 8, 2007
Divorce | New partner | New Baby
So as you may know I offer counselling to people going through or coping with divorce. I was over at the Fathers Direct web site: http://www.fathersdirect.com/ and I came across this blog by a guy who is expecting a Read More