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The time has come for the Launch of my New Book!

Great news! Finally, my new book: ‘Inner Child Journeys – how our children grow us up’ is born – and ready to see the world! You’re invited to join me in celebration of the Australian launch, to listen to a … Continue reading

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Hope for peace in South Africa

On the 18th September, 2019, South Africa became the 57th nation to completely prohibit the corporal punishment of children. Since all social violence begins at home and at school, this commitment to child protection will (as it has done in … Continue reading

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Scotland the Brave!

Bravo Scotland, you’ve just become the 58th country to completely ban all corporal punishment of children – at home, at school, everywhere! You have joined Ireland and New Zealand, in becoming just the 3rd mostly English-speaking nation to have done … Continue reading

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Does Australia protect children?

This is not a happy blog-post. South Australia just became the second last state to comprehensively ban the corporal punishment of children in schools – all schools. Do we say bravo to this, in the 21st century? Queensland, meanwhile, is … Continue reading

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I’ve moved my practice – but not far!

It was time. My new consulting room is a breath of fresh air. Bathed in sunlight, spacious and comfy – it is probably the most welcoming space I have ever worked in. I’m loving it there. I’m still in central … Continue reading

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A song inspired by my book. Far out!

I was very touched to receive a message from Tracey Curtis, English singer-songwriter and mother-of-five who wrote a song called: ‘Raising Girls and Boys’ inspired by my book Parenting for a Peaceful World. She writes songs about family, life and … Continue reading

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Parenting for a Peaceful World goes to China

I’m thrilled to share these news. A Cantonese translation of my book, Parenting for a Peaceful World, will be entering the Chinese speaking world sometime in 2017. There are exciting rumblings in Chinese culture. Curiosity. Hunger for change. EDiversity, my publisher, … Continue reading

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Parenting Workshops in Mona Vale

Parenting can sure be stressful, and that might be the understatement of the year. There is so much information out there about what children need in order to thrive. But not enough attention is given to what we need as parents, … Continue reading

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Help wanted: to take Parenting for a Peaceful World…to China!

I have exciting news. There is a project underway to translate my book ‘Parenting for a Peaceful World’ into Chinese. Why? Progressive parents and educators in Hong Kong despair at the lack of freedom of thought in Chinese education systems. … Continue reading

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Help wanted: Can you make movies?

Dear friends: I am working on a small project that has reached a crowd-sourcing stage – and I am looking for someone who would like to join me. I am recording a song I wrote to give encouragement to all young … Continue reading

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