Today the deer entered the garden. They had smelt a new plant and pulled it out of the pot, having chewed the leaves. They then left it on the grass. I picked it up and plonked it back in the hole the deer had left. Continue reading “We all need help sometimes”
It’s hard to imagine a new beginning – especially when life has a familiar routine; one that has continued for many years.
For 15 years, I worked with some of the most complex and vulnerable families in our society. I then decided to become a foster carer for vulnerable teenagers. Suddenly, I had to put into practice strategies that I had encouraged parents to adopt – the ones laid out in our book ‘Parenting a violent child’. Continue reading “A new beginning”