Parenting with Soul nominated for award

Parenting with Soul nominated for award

I feel like a proud parent. Indeed I am one of those all the time these days, but this week I’m particularly chuffed to announce that my book, Parenting with Soul, has been nominated for the Kibble Literary Awards.  The Kibble Awards are for Australian women...
Suffering – who needs it?

Suffering – who needs it?

Tired of hearing that worn-out phrase, ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger’? Like most cliches, there’s a kernel of truth inside the battered casing. Hermit priest, writer and retreat leader Cynthia Bourgeault explores the idea in a most...
Being perfect, being present and breaking down the barriers

Being perfect, being present and breaking down the barriers

I’ve just put three new videos about the ideas behind Parenting with Soul up on YouTube. They’re seriously short (less than a minute each) and each will give you a taste of soul: check them out. Parents embracing the mystery: I talk about where I’m...
Do we have a blinkered view of our children?

Do we have a blinkered view of our children?

Sometimes I think all children have double identities. There’s the ‘at home’ child, the one the parents know and love, and there’s the ‘out in the world’ child, the one that the rest of us see. Here’s what I mean. Picture 1: Jess* has decided not to let her two girls...