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Healing The Wounded Inner Child

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Reflecting on Childhood Before you even think about having a baby you will start to reflect on your own childhood. You will find yourself examining the ways in which your parents raised you. There may...

Reiki Energy Healing with Karen

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

This is a little bit different from one of my usual parenting blogs but I actually think it's one of THE MOST IMPORTANT. Today I'm talking self-care and why as a parent self-care is a...

Healing The Inner Child

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Reflecting on Childhood Before you even think about having a baby you will start to reflect on your own childhood. You will find yourself examining the ways in which your parents raised you. There may...

From terrible to terrific after sleep training

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

When you've reached desperation  Parents don't contact me when they are just a little bit tired. They contact me when they feel completely broken and have nothing left. These were not first-time parents either. Both...

Unsettled babies and anxiety in mums

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Finger pointing This article in the Sydney Morning Herald needs more than just a cursory glance. It is saying more about the state of support for new mums than anything else. It's so easy to...

Sleep deprivation and mental health in mums

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Todays' blog is a heavy read but it's something that I've wanted to say for a long time and it's something I feel ever so strongly about. I'd like to see a pivotal change within this...

Sleep deprived with postpartum depression - Jane's story

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

WOMAN THROWS BABY OFF BALCONY!Before I found Karen this was soon to be the story in the local newspaper.My son was a horrid sleeper day and night. He would only feed to sleep and at...

Motherhood and the loss of self

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Becoming a mother is bigger than any mum envisages.A recent blogpost in Women's Agenda caught my attention and its' topic of the Loss Of Self.http://goo.gl/it6olrNot many of you know, that 17 years ago I completed...

Adjustment to being a mum & parent

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Adjustment to being a mum and parent is such a big topic and it needs to be looked at. I regularly meet men and women who are struggling with adapting to the new role as parents. You...