author Emilie Leeks,

I am almost never late. I have this fear of things going horribly wrong if I am late - even for the school run, where they're quite relaxed if you're a few minutes late, I'm always 20 minutes early. As for classes and social events, I am always desperately worried that I'm going to miss something, and what if it's something really important?!!

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author Emilie Leeks,

Do you ever feel like you maybe offer too many suggestions to your child about how they should do things? Or that you're sure to let them know about all the impracticalities of their latest brilliant idea? It's certainly something I've...

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author Emilie Leeks,

This mother, who uses Listening Partnerships regularly to fill her cup and build her resilience, thought creatively, exercised great patience, and found the connection she built with her child made it completely worth the hard work she put in.

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author Emilie Leeks,

Sweet one,You never made it Into our arms. You never knew The joy your brothers and sisters Would bring to you. You never nestled Into your father's warm chest; You never found your strength At my breast. A spark of life, A...

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author Emilie Leeks,

Listening through our children's tears and other big feelings, rather than shushing, distracting or fixing things to get them to stop, feels quite alien at first for many of us. But once we have gained an understanding that expressing big emotions helps to 'clear the air' - to get us back to clear thinking and joyful living - there's no going back.

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