It’s not where you start….it’s where you finish…

I Graduated last week. I received my MA months ago, but the graduation has only just happened due to covid. For some, the whole performance of putting on the hat and cape and having your name called out is just that… a performance. Something you just do when you graduate. But its more than that….

But Mummy….Safe is so boooring!

My daughter has always been …challenging is maybe the word I am looking for. She is her mother’s daughter; she has opinions and thoughts about what is right and what is wrong. She makes me proud when she speaks and her thoughts and feelings towards the world leave me speechless often. She turned thirteen recently….

#ICU22: Why YOU need to be part of the movement…

Why should you take part in #ICU22? I mean it’s a fair question. Here is me……posting all over the place, asking people to part in the #ICU22 campaign….but why should you? What’s it even got to do with you? This week I had to sit with a 30-year-old woman and tell her that it is…

“Traumatised people chronically feel unsafe inside their bodies”

“Traumatised people chronically feel unsafe inside their bodies: the past is alive in the form of gnawing interior discomfort. Their bodies are constantly bombarded by visceral warning signs, and, to control these processes, they often become expert at ignoring their gut feelings and in numbing awareness of what is played out inside. They learn to…

Why moving to no PCR has put children in danger across the UK ….

For those that work in the child protection arena, what are some of the most extreme excuses you have heard from parents when they don’t want you to have access to their children? When they are hiding something. When it’s a family you already have concerns for and suddenly, they are not in school for…

Chapter 42 : My Turn

This blog will touch the right people in the right way. You will know by the end if you is that people. I said what I said. I have been playing catch-up my whole life. I am not saying that in any other way than a cold stone fact. Not just me….any child that has…

2021…. The year of boundary setting

I was not going to write anything. I have not written since the 7th of November, the longest I have not put out a blog since I started it. I have been reflecting. Reflecting and processing 2021. It feels like it has gone past so quick…but also like it has been the longest year. 2021…