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Tasting Freedom – and why this is my last Blog Post ever.

There’s this moment when I’m flying down the hill, wind in my face, blue sky above me, and I notice this thought passing by – that this is it, THIS is tasting freedom.  It’s exhilarating, and not just because I’ve … Continue reading

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Stuff that Definitely Doesn’t Suck – a review of Ben Sedley’s “Stuff that Sucks”

I don’t know what your reading list is like – maybe it’s a little like mine. Last year, I was super excited to hear a colleague of mine had his book published.  What a magnificent achievement.  Then I looked at … Continue reading

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Teaching Mindfulness to Kids: Resources to Get You Started

Imagine if you could create some space between your child and the thoughts and feelings that rush through him/her like an endless stream.  Imagine what it would be like if your child could pay attention on purpose, without judgement, just to … Continue reading

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Making a mess and finding a way back – A reflection on parenting

There’s this moment where I’m standing in Hiccup’s* classroom and a part of me suddenly wakes up and says “Tiff, you’ve got to go”. Something’s gone wrong. Something’s going wrong. It’s been a long, hard morning, a battle of wills, … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of Someone Else… Taking Perspective on Parenting

Are you sitting comfortably? I’m not sure how this experience is going to be for you – possibly entirely pleasant, or maybe a little uncomfortable – are you willing to come with me for the ride?  When you’ve finished reading … Continue reading

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