Category Archives: Education

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Rhythm, Repetition & Reverence

I really enjoyed the third session of the Education for a Happy Childhood course with Joy De Berker. The theme was rhythm, reputation & reverence. Here’s the view of Bath as we walked to the venue. We made felted animals … Continue reading

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Acupuncture

This week I had my regular acupuncture appointment with the most amazing seventy-year old practitioner. This time was different as my daughter was with me; not planned but not a problem either. She sat and did some drawings whilst we … Continue reading

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Ina May you make my day

Last night I watched ‘Birth Story’ with Ina May Gaskin. Her book Spiritual Midwifery was the start of a wonderful learning journey for us, and I was privileged to hear her speaking at a birth conference the year after our … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Poster

Ok so I may be labouring the point here…… but here’s the final double-sided version of the beautiful Advent Fair poster my husband Richard designed for our daughter’s school. All graphic design services were donated free of charge and I … Continue reading

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Amelie’s Birth Story: Ten Month Momma

Amelie’s birth story: Ten Month Momma Amelie’s birth was a true gift. I wrote the birth story nine days after she was born. Since then Richard and our doula Sallyann have also written their versions which you can read here. … Continue reading

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Why Cry?

Illustration by June Kesner I just thought I would share some information my Mum sent me today about the benefits of having a good old cry….. Tissue anyone? ********* “New York Times reporter Benedict Carey referred to tears in a … Continue reading

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