Fostering Fortnight

Its Foster Care Fortnight  9-22nd May 2022  Let me offer you some insight into my other professional life as a professional Advisor for Fostering.  @FosteringNetwork’s annual campaign  raises awareness of the transformational power of foster care for children-young people professionals and for families who cannot live with their birth families,Fostering Fortnight offers us a wayContinue reading “Fostering Fortnight”


Children’s Nutrition Needs

Supporting Children’s Holistic Wellbeing Needs Paying close attention to children who were adversely affected by their childhood experiences (ACE) is important. This childhood experience was not their fault yet can have life long implications for each of them and can be addressed by using a holistic approach to their health and wellbeing. Every child’s storyContinue reading “Children’s Nutrition Needs”

Adopted Families with Children who have experienced trauma and ACE

RE-parenting children with adverse Childhood Experiences For my entire working life, I have proudly felt associated with a profession that offers support to family in their time of need.  I qualified as a social worker in 1992, having worked as unqualified social worker for many years with children who had experienced  adverse childhood experiences nowContinue reading “Adopted Families with Children who have experienced trauma and ACE”


Our work with families is helping and supporting ways to create a loving home. Parenting is not always straight forward and being a parent requires a lot of reflective parenting so that we can learn, grown and repair. In my work with families. I have used many models, such as the positive parenting model hasContinue reading “REFLECTIVE PARENTING”