The End Of Therapy

What a week this week has been; its taken several days to get into the swing of Home Learning, but I think we have started to get in to a routine now. We still have no Snow, how unfair is that, although to be fair I don’t know anyone else who wants the snow toContinue reading “The End Of Therapy”

Christmas Hasn’t Been Cancelled

Here in the UK there has been a sudden change in restrictions for Christmas. Initially we were allowed to mix with 2 other households for 5 days, now it has been reduced to Christmas day only. Some areas of England have been moved into a new tier which was created and came in to forceContinue reading “Christmas Hasn’t Been Cancelled”

Fun and Laughter

“Mum, you’re laughing” was the statement my daughter made yesterday with much surprise in her voice. It brought me crashing down to earth with the sudden realisation that this is something I haven’t done much of lately, I have been so wrapped up in a whole host of emotions and Anxiety that fun and laughterContinue reading “Fun and Laughter”

Notice the Little things

Every morning, on the walk home from school, I pass this little girl who can’t be much older than 2 walking with her mum. Every morning the mum and I say good morning to each other. Straight after the little girl will say good morning too, and when I reply her whole face lights upContinue reading “Notice the Little things”

The Little Jar of Sunshine and Rainbows

The Little Jar of Sunshine and Rainbows, my daughter chose the name, began its life as The Worry Jar. At the time, I thought it was important for my daughter to write down her fears and worries so we could talk them through, put them in the Jar and hopefully they would be forgotten. IContinue reading “The Little Jar of Sunshine and Rainbows”

Stomach Migraines

We had only been out in the garden for 10 minutes when my Daughter suddenly developed a Stomach Migraine. I’m not sure what triggered this one off, if anything did, but I have a suspicion the heat didn’t help. I know when she has one as she goes as white as a sheet and complainsContinue reading “Stomach Migraines”

Lockdown Mysteries

I learnt a long time ago that avoiding a trigger allowed the the Anxiety to grow, lockdown certainly put that to the test as I had twelve weeks of not seeing people I keep reading posts and articles about the impact Lockdown has had on Mental Health. How having limited contact with others had causedContinue reading “Lockdown Mysteries”

Self-Talk

In a book I have been reading about parenting, it states the importance for children to hear their parents give themselves praise for overcoming a problem or for an achievement. Apparently, if they hear other peoples positive talk towards themselves, it helps them develop their own positive self-talk and creates an awareness of their ownContinue reading “Self-Talk”

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