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Mental Health Week – Kindness

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are” Theodore Roosevelt once said. This is a mantra I use in many of my training sessions, it reminds me that small, random acts of kindness can go a long way. Often we feel we have nothing to give, yet

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Getting a little bit bored?

I am hearing from many parents that their children are getting bored and that the imagination pot has run dry! Currently, there are mutterings about the pathway out of lockdown, how that will happen remains to be seen and how far that is into the future is unknown. When we

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Week 3…… how are you feeling?

I am hearing from parents that they are struggling at times with their emotions. Unsurprisingly, we are going through an experience of which we have no frame of reference, nothing like this has happened to us before. When I chat with parents about this, it reminds me of the feelings

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Playing up a bit?

Middle of week 2 and it’s a bit like the second week of a holiday, the newness of being off school is wearing thin, you have put a lot of effort and energy in so far and yet things are fading a little bit.  The children’s behaviour is drifting, they

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Day 1 ….How are you doing?

Here we are, day one of school closures for many.  I have spoken with parents today and they are telling me that it’s chaos!  Not surprising, everything is “up in the air”for your children, so much has changed in such a short space in time and its difficult for them

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Happy Mother’s Day

Good morning! I just wanted to send best wishes to Mums everywhere on this “our day” x For some it is different from what was planned, for a variety of reasons. This week has seen our world change at remarkable speed, those changes willl impact on us for weeks and

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School Closures due to Coronavirus

The Corona Virus has for some weeks been having an unsettling impact on our lives. As schools close their gates for an unknown length of time, parents children and families will be left wondering what to do and how to cope in the coming days, weeks, maybe even months. During

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Turquoise thought for February

Turquoise thought for February   You become what you believe To make changes in your life you will need to change the way you think.  People who get what they want out of life think well of themselves, of others and plan their future with positive thinking.  Use your positive

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Testimonials

Turquoise Personal Development and Training is proud to have guided and supported parents to find answers to the challenges they face when bringing up their children. Below is a selection of some of the positive comments we have receved from those attending our workshops: ‘Beneficial to share with other parents

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