Easter Reflections

How will you use the Easter break (if you have one)? How about taking stock of those New Year’s resolutions? How are things going? Are you spending enough time on the things that give your life a sense of meaning and purpose?

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To Do or Not to Do? 

Most people use “to-do” lists but we use them in different ways. For some people a to-do list is a list of things they will definitely do (at the appropriate time). For others, a to-do list is a mixture of things they will do and things they “might” do.

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What Type of Mother Are You?

Are you a “happy together” mother or an “action adventure” mother or, like me, a “love of learning” mother? I came across The M.O.M.S Handbook[1] (MOMS = mothers of many styles) twenty years ago when my children were aged 9 and 7…..

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About the MBTI

There has been some negative coverage of the MBTI in the media. Some of the criticism arises from a misconception about what type is supposed to do and a misunderstanding about how the instrument works.

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Catz Couples

Had a delightful evening at St Catherine’s College, Oxford this week at a dinner for couples who had met at the college. It got me thinking about what helps couples stay together.

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Valentine’s Day Dilemmas

Valentine’s Day can cause conflict in couples, because it means different things to them. It is also overburdened with social and cultural expectations about men and women. What does Valentine’s Day mean to you? And what does it mean to your partner?

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