Tag: children




overwhelming

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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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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The end of home schooling, almost

As the summer nears, so ends the last school term. Covid-19 restrictions have taken their toll on all the citizens of Ireland and we all deserve to be proud of the efforts we have made to keep Ireland safe, however grand or small. That said, it has been particularly challenging for parents with school-going children. […]

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