Families

There’s nothing silly about New Years goals – Seniors on the Coast January 2017

I love beginning a new year. My favourite public holiday is New Year’s Day. Christmas is done and dusted, summer is in full swing, people are still in a festive, relaxed holiday mode and the Universe gives us a fresh canvas. It’s a cosmic dose of hope and love [...]

By | 2018-02-23T00:03:41+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Families, Newsletters, Relationships, Success, Youthful ageing|Comments Off on There’s nothing silly about New Years goals – Seniors on the Coast January 2017

The Timing of Life Lessons – Kidz on the Coast Dec 2016

As I write this today, Trump has just been elected and my eldest son today turned 17. The leader of the ‘free world’ has a new President Elect.  The first-born in our home is almost a man.  I don’t know how either of these things just happened! Both have [...]

By | 2018-02-23T00:04:36+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Families, Newsletters, Relationships, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Timing of Life Lessons – Kidz on the Coast Dec 2016

Life & choices into ageing.

Seniors on the Coast Article - June 2016 There was a recent episode on SBS Insight about new approaches to aged living, and in particular, broadening the options to more holistically and individually cater for the needs and wishes of families.  It was heartening the conversation was being aired [...]

By | 2018-02-23T00:05:11+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Families, Health and Wellness, Relationships, Uncategorized, Youthful ageing|Comments Off on Life & choices into ageing.

Looking for a Marriage Miracle?

From Kidz onthe Coast Magazine - 2016 April - May Issue I’ll get straight to the nitty gritty. In your marriage has the spark gone? Are you growing in parallel silos or unevenly or in different directions? Not talking anymore or only about the kids and home chores?  Are [...]

By | 2018-02-23T00:05:49+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Families, Relationships, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on Looking for a Marriage Miracle?

At end of life, consider the difference my unique, bespoke and holistic funeral & pastoral care services can offer.

It is a sensitive service I offer and hard for me to 'advertise' but please know I can be available to you or any family in need leading up to, during and after a death of a beloved. My craft as a funeral celebrant and pastoral care practitioner [...]

By | 2015-08-08T17:22:54+00:00 August 8th, 2015|Families, Grief, death & loss, Relationships, Spirituality, Uncategorized|Comments Off on At end of life, consider the difference my unique, bespoke and holistic funeral & pastoral care services can offer.

The Parenting “Condition”

Sometimes however, in this tough gig called ‘parenting’ not all our interactions feel ‘unconditionally loving’ simply because the child/parent dynamic is full of ‘conditions’ of engagement. We have to say ‘no’ a lot. We disappoint and discipline. Kidz on the Coast article –August 2015 As parents the love [...]

By | 2015-08-08T16:42:17+00:00 August 8th, 2015|Families, Relationships, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Parenting “Condition”

Enabling mistakes. A life & love lesson for an overachieving mum.

Kidz on the Coast article (April 2015) My new high school teenager had his first big school project due this week.  The lead up involved many acts of nagging, reminding, threatening to get him started and still, it took till the last weekend to see a flurry of stress and activity arise [...]

By | 2015-04-05T17:23:02+00:00 April 5th, 2015|Articles, Families, Success|Comments Off on Enabling mistakes. A life & love lesson for an overachieving mum.

Summer of surrender – time to love and let be

Gosford City Magazine article (Jan 2015) It is officially Summer. School is done. Holidays are here. Yay!!!  The weather is great…..I hope…and you are busy with Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, and sharing holiday fun with family and friends. And I really hope all your wishes come true. But at [...]

By | 2015-04-08T14:42:18+00:00 April 5th, 2015|Families, Health and Wellness, Relationships, Spirituality, Success|Comments Off on Summer of surrender – time to love and let be