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Month: November 2016

Testing our children for our own self gain ?>

Testing our children for our own self gain

My daughter has been doing ballet for the last few months, she gets dressed up in her leotard and skirt, her bun in her hair, she loves this Saturday morning routine and the sense of purpose that it brings.  That little girl she once was is being replaced with this grown up dramatic version who takes herself very seriously.  When she is in that dance studio, she is fully absorbed in the music and lets herself go, moving with the…

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Anxiety Recovery- The beginning of the Road ?>

Anxiety Recovery- The beginning of the Road

I had planned to write a post in aid of World Mental Health Day detailing my battle with anxiety.  I keep going back to the words I have written and they do not do the post justice. I seem unable to allow myself to go back to those days so dark it still makes me shudder, who would have guessed that a memory or thought can have that much power over us but anxiety is like an unspoken word when…

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