Couple Communication 1

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This is the 1st part of the information I will post regarding communication counselling. Communication seems to be the main reason couples attend counselling. The main issue I hear is ‘we can’t communicate’. Couples often want to rekindle their love, that spark they initially felt after meeting, when life was wonderful, joyous and exciting. As time proceeds and life takes over, demands creep in, and we think we know this person so very well, issues […]

Future of Family – technology

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Future of Family – Technology. The past ten years have seen an extraordinary change in the way children are developing in this new world. What changes can we expect for our children and families? Never before have toddlers been attached to devices like they are now. I am not saying this is all bad, what it is – is life. As a Family Futurist I can see there is going to be perhaps an incredible change […]

Thumbs Down and Open Ears

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 Put your thumbs down and open your ears. How incorrect text language can destroy your relationship. We all do it, multiple times a day. Texting our partners about everything from how our day is to the logistics of family life. But what if all this texting get you into a bad habit of always texting, especially  when you should really be talking in person? We’ve all experienced those texts that were read wrong,  caused confusion, were […]

Embedding our precious memories

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Can you remember when you last held your baby in your arms, the feel of them, their smell, their sounds? Article I wrote for Mums Delivery – on page 4 Our children grow so quickly. While we have a loving, tender memories of them when they are babies over time those memories become something we are looking at, from a distance. As a new mum we can recall these memories and feelings easily but as […]