29 07, 2020

Convoi Exceptionale

Convoi Exceptionale A quick and absolutely non-exhaustive list…making meals, food shopping, school run, school letters, clothes shopping, paying club fees, parent rota, swimming kits, housework, form filling, bank and bill organising, role playing, play date [...]

18 10, 2018

Bouncebackability

Bouncebackability Being able to bounce back and recover from events and things that happen to you is a really valuable skill to have.  This is something called resilience.  Resilience is something that is talked [...]

13 06, 2018

What’s your superpower?

What's your superpower? The last blog post discussed boynumbertwo beginning to identify with his disability and recognise that it is something he is proud of, owns, thinks is special and is realising that there are [...]

13 04, 2018

Identity and Community

Identity & Community One of my favourite theories in psychology is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. In this theory, Maslow explains that certain aspects of life should be satisfactorily met before the next level of need [...]

22 03, 2018

The Great Stuff

The Great Stuff Woman, Mother, Business Owner, Educational Psychologist, Wife, Daughter, School Governor, Trainer, Friend, Book Clubber, Crossfitter, Snowy Owl are amongst the labels I have and would describe myself as in different scenarios and [...]

2 06, 2017

The Storm Before The Calm

The storm before the calm Behaviour is something that I get asked about an awful lot in my job as an educational psychologist. Mostly people are asking for strategies to help cope with or manage [...]

9 02, 2017

Accidental Offence

Accidental offence I guess everyone has accidentally offended someone in their lifetime at some point.  Some to a greater degree than others, perhaps by asking when a baby is due, to then be informed that [...]