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The Imperfect Blog

Creativity and how it is helping me embrace this ever changing world

Kristina Freeman

My name is Kristina, I am the co-founder of Grow Your Mind, an acupuncturist and the mother of 2 smallish humans. When the first lockdown occurred I thought I had it in the bag. Homeschooling and running a business that values being present and calm. How hard could this be? Needless to say, I learnt astonishingly quickly just how little I had in the bag... that is until something truly wonderful happened. More on that in a moment. As clusters of outbreaks continue to occur and restrictions are potentially being brought back I have been reflecting on that first period...


Parent Wellbeing Webinar - Key Messages

Alice Peel

Parent Wellbeing Webinar - Key Messages
Parents need resilience more than ever. Good news is, even as adults we can build resilience, think of it as a muscle!

Making parent wellbeing a priority during this next big change

Making parent wellbeing a priority during this next big change

Parents...we can almost hear the Eye of the Tiger theme music play as you rose to the challenge. You may have armed yourself with ways to stay calm during a pandemic. Perhaps you read our emails about nurturing the mental health of your children. We can see you, cape billowing out, hands on your hips, sweatbands on, ready for COVID 19.

However, times are a-changin. Rapidly. Again.

 


Teachers, buckle in. The next big change is here.

Alice Peel

Teachers, buckle in. The next big change is here.

Teachers...Just when you were starting to find your rhythm of online learning. You became a zoom master. You and google classroom were at one with each other. Potentially you had even started to entertain that this new arrangement of teaching from home could be the future of education. No behaviour management, small class numbers when you were on campus, no tedious staff room chatter. Plus the occasional sleep in, access to your fridge, walks in the middle of the day. This imposed physical distancing had some appealing qualities. And then overnight, the arrangement we had all become accustomed too was changed dramatically...


Holiday parent vs school parent. 4 tips to keep your cool with school

Alice Peel

2 questions answered & 4 tips for families embarking on a new school year