Me before me…

Do you ever look back at old photographs of yourself or reminisce and that person, the you that you are thinking of, feels like a completely different person? Our social media platforms sometimes include a 'memories' function where you can be reminded of exactly where you were, what you were doing, and what you wrote … Continue reading Me before me…

On trauma shaming, minimisation, tone policing and kindness…

If you happen to browse Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok or any other platforms where humans interact with each other and share part of their lives - and let's face it, this past year of a pandemic has meant a lot more scrolling than previous years - you will inevitably come across something that reads like … Continue reading On trauma shaming, minimisation, tone policing and kindness…

On the tough days…

“Every day, in 100 small ways, our children ask, ‘Do you hear me? Do you see me? Do I matter?’ Their behaviour often reflects our response.” ~ L.R. Knost Today was rough. As a teacher in the year 2020 and 2021, teaching virtually has become my norm and we are forever in this physical-virtual see-saw … Continue reading On the tough days…