A Mother’s Musings
A blog for women looking for authenticity and connection
I got pretty good at numbing the pain. My chosen collaborators and I worked pretty effectively most of the time. I was able to remain ‘undercover’ pretty consistently. My number 1 collaborator at the time was the wine. She gave me something to look forward to most...
As I continued to lay next to my 9 yr old daughter, wiping her tears as they fell slowly from her eyes, listen as her post cry breathing started to regulate and her body start to soften, I realised more so than ever before, the importance of holding space....
How our ridged rules can disconnect us from our souls truth and the ones we love the most… A letter to my daughter
You were only three. So little yet not so little anymore, so dependent yet fiercely independent, vulnerable yet so self assured. During our days together you would want to go to the park, visit people and generally keep busy, but when the sun went down and it was time...
I remember sitting under the piano with my doll while she sang. It was magnificent old black Beale. Every Friday morning I would go along and bear witness to her magnificent voice. Un bridled, soul deep and unique to her. My grandmother’s singing teacher was an older...
Podcast Guest Appearances
In this podcast I had an opportunity to digest 2018 with Prue from The Zen Collective and get raw and real about the impact of people pleasing and rarely speaking up for my needs has had on my life and in particular my marriage. My move to Sydney has been a platform...
Parenting & Family Communication
One of the main reasons couples get in touch with me is to help improve the ever increasing disconnect that exists between them regarding their parenting. One parent is usually a little more forgiving and lenient and the other thinks they’re far too soft and the kids...
Fe Fi Fo Fum, I smell the blood of an English Man. I will crush his bones to make my bread. Fe Fi Fo Fum. Was it just me or did your Dad play this hide and seek game with you when you were young too? As politically incorrect as it sounds these days, this rhyme my dad...
Tears & Tantrums
by Aletha J. Solter, Ph.D
Not knowing how to manage our children in times of high emotion is one of the biggest concerns for parents.
Having thoroughly researched the psychological and emotional needs of children for many years, I hold Aletha Solter’s work in very high regard.
She has written 5 books and Tears and Tantrums, I feel is the corner stone of her work.
The Leader Who Had No Title
by Robin Sharma
In his book, Robin shares very simple frameworks to align with in order to really embody the leader within you.
Written in a very unique story telling style, you’ll find yourself fully immersed as if you are right there learning the incredible lessons alongside the main character.
by Dr Lucy Home
Whilst this is s a very personal journey through Lucy’s own devastating loss, the practical, research based guide to finding your own path to recovery from devastating loss is nourishing and authentic.
The Disease To Please
by Harriet B. Braiker, Ph.D
Quite simply this book has been a game changer for my self and many of my clients.
The author both helps the reader to understand the un resourceful patterning and where it may have begun for you and wonderful practical tips on how to begin to live a life free of the need to please others to the detriment of yourself.
by Judith Orioff, MD
Judith helps you navigate setting healthy boundaries and recognising your sensitivity as the gift it truly is.
This is an invaluable resource for empaths and anyone who wants to nurture their sensitive nature and develop coping skills in a high stimulus world.
The Mask Of Masculinity
by Lewis Howes
All sorts of factors contribute to Men feeling like they need to wear a mask to protect themselves within their relationships, friendships, work environment and recreational pursuits. Great resource for both Men and Women.