7 Days of Detox: Physically Detoxing, Mentally Quietening, Emotionally Cleansing & Spiritually Awakening

This blog shares my reflections after a 7-day detox. This was an opportunity to detox physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. It created an opportunity for cleansing and awakening; an opportunity for being and letting go; an opportunity to bring more mindfulness, consciousness and awareness into my daily life and to notice and create daily rituals that serve me well. … More 7 Days of Detox: Physically Detoxing, Mentally Quietening, Emotionally Cleansing & Spiritually Awakening

Part 1: Carly and Tony’s Experience of The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme

Part 1 of Carly and Tony’s Experience of doing The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme, learning to become experts in relaxation and discovering tools and techniques to ensure they are calm and relaxed during pregnancy and birth and feel empowered in the decisions about their birth and their baby. … More Part 1: Carly and Tony’s Experience of The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme

So Calm & Relaxed that Baby Alfie was Born Snoozing!

I am so excited to share the beautiful birth story of Alfie Macdonald, born naturally on the 14th of December 2016, weighing 10.6lbs. Congratulations to his super proud parents Joanne and John Macdonald who completed The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme with me earlier this month. Joanne said that it was a “thoughtful birth” and that … More So Calm & Relaxed that Baby Alfie was Born Snoozing!

A Gift of Grace: The Transformative Potential of Parenting as a Spiritual Practice

This is the final blog from the Parenting as a Spiritual Practice course – an 8 week online course that has offered an incredible opportunity for growth, expansion and transformation as a parent. This blog takes a step back to reflect over the journey and bring together the practices and the perspectives shared and explored within previous blogs, to weave together the many threads into one dynamic tapestry. … More A Gift of Grace: The Transformative Potential of Parenting as a Spiritual Practice

Becoming Aware of our Gifts and our Growing Edges as Parents

After week six of the ‘Parenting as a Spiritual Practice’ course this blog now takes a moment to reflect on ourselves as the parent in more depth through exploring our gifts and our growing edges. It touches upon practices that are grounded in real life that allow us to bring more self-awareness and that provide the transformative potential of awakened growth and awakened parenting. … More Becoming Aware of our Gifts and our Growing Edges as Parents