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Tips on introducing a new partner to your children

  Family life has been changing with each new generation. An important factor contributing to this, is that many parents no longer stay in a relationship for the sake of the children. When the choices are staying in an unhappy relationship versus separated co-parents who are happier, children benefit more from happy parents as opposed […]

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When parenting gets overwhelming

  As we all know, parenting is the most challenging, overwhelming and tiring job. Every step we take will, in some way, form our children, leaving an imprint on their futures. Even as I sit here trying to write, my children distract and disturb me every three minutes…   ‘Did I eat enough?’ ‘Can I […]

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Mindfulness for kids

  Life creeps up on us and can take us on a roller-coaster of chores, jobs, tasks, responsibilities and errands. Each day we try and pack more and more into every single hour. Endless lists needing to be worked off. Multitasking helps us cut corners timewise but the downside is that we cannot give our […]

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Back to school

  As parents receive word regarding the reopening of schools, and little ones start to return to school, emotions remain mixed and uncertainty prevails. While some parents are overly (and understandably) delighted to get their children back out into school where they can continue to learn at the hands of a trained professional and not […]

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Tips for a West Cork Staycation

  Flights and holidays have been cancelled left, right and centre. Families have been forced to seek entertainment on their own soil. That said, we are one of the luckiest countries to get to enjoy a staycation in our own country. Ireland is famously known for her beautiful landscapes, history and ocean fronts. To narrow […]

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Gentle freedom

As we slowly transition from lockdown, it feels as though a new world is timidly opening up to us. We have a new freedom to move and gently step out into an optimistic yet cautious society. Eye contact is being made. Smiles are being met with a kindness, longing for interaction. We have been hunkering […]

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Moulding our future

As parents, it is crucial that we tackle the systemic racism ingrained in our (global) society. Turning a blind eye is no longer acceptable and action needs to be taken. Teaching our children about racism is vital. Brushing the topic of racism under the carpet creates the illusion that racism and races don’t exist. You […]

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The sun will shine

To quote our very own Leo ‘In the end, it’s only a passing thing this shadow, even darkness must pass. A new day will come, and when the sun shines, it’ll shine out the clearer.’ Or was it the smelly little hobbit Samwise from Lord of the Rings that said it to Frodo when trying […]

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