Gardening Therapy- Episode 5

Gardening therapy episode 5 – Container gardening  You don’t need an allotment, a veg’ plot… Read More

Gardening therapy – episode 2

Last week, Alison shared her first gardening therapy post. In this video she takes us on a quick… Read More

Selfcare for Dad Carers

All carers should look after themselves. . . and that includes men!

His choice of words were a bit brutal and a touch sexist but I did chuckle. The point he was cle… Read More

Board Games - Lockdown

Are board games the answer to lockdown boredom?

As well as being an excellent way to pass the time, board games are great for stimulating cognit… Read More

Gardening Therapy

Gardening therapy – beware, here be dragons

Episode 1   Gardening wasn’t a feature of my life when I was younger – I ha… Read More

To do List

A new to-do list!

Several weeks ago, just as lockdown was beginning, I ended up spending a day in Accident & E… Read More

Virtual Cuppa - unpaid family carers

From podcasts to virtual cuppas

Caring for a loved one can be incredibly rewarding. However, as all carers will know, it can be … Read More

Knitting for unpaid carers

Knitting saved my life!

I’ve been a knitter for almost as long as I can remember. I can only have been about four o… Read More

Sensory Needs of Children

Tools for embedding sensory strategies

Following my post on supporting children with sensory processing disorders (such as ADHD, autism… Read More

Carers Feelings - ice cream scoop

First aid for feelings for carers: it’s as easy as ABC

For over a decade, Thor Rain has helped hundreds of people use a method which they call ‘First A… Read More

Gardening therapy – episode 3

“It’s nice to have living green in your house,” shares Alison, as she bring this week’s session … Read More

Vanessa Kroll

4 tips for using play therapy to enhance family relations

What is play therapy? In the Spring of 2018, when we were still able to walk around freely, I st… Read More