How to Include Your Family Values into the Sex Talks

How to Include Your Family Values into the Sex Talks

In the recent past, I have written about topics relating to body positivity in teens and tweens, puberty and 'the talk'. Today, continuing on that theme, we have a guest post by Kathleen Hema - a sex education teacher and public health lecturer. Kathleen Hema has lectured at universities in the USA & Australia, presented [...]

How to connect and form friendships as an expat – Top Tips

How to connect and form friendships as an expat – Top Tips

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor An expat is a person who lives outside his or her own country. Pretty simple and basic, as definitions go. Most expats don't plan on living in their host country long term. They are usually there for work, for a limited amount of time. Sometimes however, the situation can [...]

How to beat Ms. Overwhelmed

How to beat Ms. Overwhelmed

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor One of the most common issues my clients deal with is the feeling of overwhelmed. And what are overwhelmed people really really good at (re)producing? Complexity. The art of complexification is to make things complicated when they are actually quite simple. They don't do it on purpose, of course. [...]

#fieldnotesfromamuminprogress: Framing The Talk

#fieldnotesfromamuminprogress: Framing The Talk

So...I thought that writing this blog post would be a breeze. Or, as the children I teach have learned to say - easy peasy lemon squeezy (they’ve learned that from me, of course) but I digress... Where were we? Oh yes, I thought that writing this article would be a breeze. After all, puberty hit [...]