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August 1, 2017

I became a Mum at the end of March {crowd cheers}. My uncomplicated conception and pregnancy was followed by an equally straightforward birth and fourth trimester {applause}. Here’s a follow up to my initial blog where I surveyed my friends on the basics of having a baby, and what happened next.   1. BIRTH I managed[…]

March 25, 2017

Unsolicited advice: it’s just par for the course in pregnancy and motherhood. I was ready for it, I was also ready to shut it down – not only because it can be presumptuous and overwhelming but because it happens so randomly it’s hard to capture and make sense of – like being hijacked by a[…]

November 30, 2016

Ten. Freaking. Years. That’s how long I have been using Facebook for.  A whole decade, which is about one quarter of my life.

July 10, 2016

There has been lots of discussion recently as many School Counsellors recognise the importance of maintaining their teaching accreditation with BOSTES. Here is a basic breakdown of the issues, as I see them.  <READ DISCLAIMER AT THE BOTTOM> School Counsellors are dually qualified as both teachers and psychologists (or at the very least are eligible[…]

June 8, 2016

There are few people left who haven’t heard of TED talks by now. In fact, I think about 20% of the tertiary education population have probably given a TEDx talk somewhere. There’s a growing number of talks on technology use, its impacts on society, behaviour and learning. Some are zingers, with great evidence backed ideas[…]

April 20, 2016

The lack of empirical evidence used in this blog. The use of anecdotes as evidence to pathologize technology use. The fact not one single study (even one done by a social media platform to create good PR) is being quoted. The assertions being raised with emotive language. The listicle title. The fact good intentions of[…]

February 29, 2016

On the 1st of February I got a close friend to change my Facebook password. I wanted to have a break from all the fluff that flooded my brain. It was the first thing I looked at in the morning and the last thing I mentally consumed at night. Knowing myself as well as I[…]

February 1, 2016

2016 starts for me today. January is a time of rejuvenation, reflection and percolation.  I am generally on school holidays and I make every effort to unravel, relax (I seriously forgot how to do this in 2015) and visualise the year ahead — tweaking my life design to get more aligned to my goals and[…]

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August 1, 2017

I became a Mum at the end of March {crowd cheers}. My uncomplicated conception and pregnancy was followed by an equally straightforward birth and fourth trimester {applause}. Here’s a follow up to my initial blog where I surveyed my friends on the basics of having a baby, and what happened next.   1. BIRTH I managed[…]

March 25, 2017

Unsolicited advice: it’s just par for the course in pregnancy and motherhood. I was ready for it, I was also ready to shut it down – not only because it can be presumptuous and overwhelming but because it happens so randomly it’s hard to capture and make sense of – like being hijacked by a[…]

November 30, 2016

Ten. Freaking. Years. That’s how long I have been using Facebook for.  A whole decade, which is about one quarter of my life.

July 10, 2016

There has been lots of discussion recently as many School Counsellors recognise the importance of maintaining their teaching accreditation with BOSTES. Here is a basic breakdown of the issues, as I see them.  <READ DISCLAIMER AT THE BOTTOM> School Counsellors are dually qualified as both teachers and psychologists (or at the very least are eligible[…]

June 8, 2016

There are few people left who haven’t heard of TED talks by now. In fact, I think about 20% of the tertiary education population have probably given a TEDx talk somewhere. There’s a growing number of talks on technology use, its impacts on society, behaviour and learning. Some are zingers, with great evidence backed ideas[…]

April 20, 2016

The lack of empirical evidence used in this blog. The use of anecdotes as evidence to pathologize technology use. The fact not one single study (even one done by a social media platform to create good PR) is being quoted. The assertions being raised with emotive language. The listicle title. The fact good intentions of[…]

February 29, 2016

On the 1st of February I got a close friend to change my Facebook password. I wanted to have a break from all the fluff that flooded my brain. It was the first thing I looked at in the morning and the last thing I mentally consumed at night. Knowing myself as well as I[…]

February 1, 2016

2016 starts for me today. January is a time of rejuvenation, reflection and percolation.  I am generally on school holidays and I make every effort to unravel, relax (I seriously forgot how to do this in 2015) and visualise the year ahead — tweaking my life design to get more aligned to my goals and[…]

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August 1, 2017

I became a Mum at the end of March {crowd cheers}. My uncomplicated conception and pregnancy was followed by an equally straightforward birth and fourth trimester {applause}. Here’s a follow up to my initial blog where I surveyed my friends on the basics of having a baby, and what happened next.   1. BIRTH I managed[…]

March 25, 2017

Unsolicited advice: it’s just par for the course in pregnancy and motherhood. I was ready for it, I was also ready to shut it down – not only because it can be presumptuous and overwhelming but because it happens so randomly it’s hard to capture and make sense of – like being hijacked by a[…]

November 30, 2016

Ten. Freaking. Years. That’s how long I have been using Facebook for.  A whole decade, which is about one quarter of my life.

July 10, 2016

There has been lots of discussion recently as many School Counsellors recognise the importance of maintaining their teaching accreditation with BOSTES. Here is a basic breakdown of the issues, as I see them.  <READ DISCLAIMER AT THE BOTTOM> School Counsellors are dually qualified as both teachers and psychologists (or at the very least are eligible[…]

June 8, 2016

There are few people left who haven’t heard of TED talks by now. In fact, I think about 20% of the tertiary education population have probably given a TEDx talk somewhere. There’s a growing number of talks on technology use, its impacts on society, behaviour and learning. Some are zingers, with great evidence backed ideas[…]

April 20, 2016

The lack of empirical evidence used in this blog. The use of anecdotes as evidence to pathologize technology use. The fact not one single study (even one done by a social media platform to create good PR) is being quoted. The assertions being raised with emotive language. The listicle title. The fact good intentions of[…]

February 29, 2016

On the 1st of February I got a close friend to change my Facebook password. I wanted to have a break from all the fluff that flooded my brain. It was the first thing I looked at in the morning and the last thing I mentally consumed at night. Knowing myself as well as I[…]

February 1, 2016

2016 starts for me today. January is a time of rejuvenation, reflection and percolation.  I am generally on school holidays and I make every effort to unravel, relax (I seriously forgot how to do this in 2015) and visualise the year ahead — tweaking my life design to get more aligned to my goals and[…]

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August 1, 2017

I became a Mum at the end of March {crowd cheers}. My uncomplicated conception and pregnancy was followed by an equally straightforward birth and fourth trimester {applause}. Here’s a follow up to my initial blog where I surveyed my friends on the basics of having a baby, and what happened next.   1. BIRTH I managed[…]

March 25, 2017

Unsolicited advice: it’s just par for the course in pregnancy and motherhood. I was ready for it, I was also ready to shut it down – not only because it can be presumptuous and overwhelming but because it happens so randomly it’s hard to capture and make sense of – like being hijacked by a[…]

November 30, 2016

Ten. Freaking. Years. That’s how long I have been using Facebook for.  A whole decade, which is about one quarter of my life.

July 10, 2016

There has been lots of discussion recently as many School Counsellors recognise the importance of maintaining their teaching accreditation with BOSTES. Here is a basic breakdown of the issues, as I see them.  <READ DISCLAIMER AT THE BOTTOM> School Counsellors are dually qualified as both teachers and psychologists (or at the very least are eligible[…]

June 8, 2016

There are few people left who haven’t heard of TED talks by now. In fact, I think about 20% of the tertiary education population have probably given a TEDx talk somewhere. There’s a growing number of talks on technology use, its impacts on society, behaviour and learning. Some are zingers, with great evidence backed ideas[…]

April 20, 2016

The lack of empirical evidence used in this blog. The use of anecdotes as evidence to pathologize technology use. The fact not one single study (even one done by a social media platform to create good PR) is being quoted. The assertions being raised with emotive language. The listicle title. The fact good intentions of[…]

February 29, 2016

On the 1st of February I got a close friend to change my Facebook password. I wanted to have a break from all the fluff that flooded my brain. It was the first thing I looked at in the morning and the last thing I mentally consumed at night. Knowing myself as well as I[…]

February 1, 2016

2016 starts for me today. January is a time of rejuvenation, reflection and percolation.  I am generally on school holidays and I make every effort to unravel, relax (I seriously forgot how to do this in 2015) and visualise the year ahead — tweaking my life design to get more aligned to my goals and[…]

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August 1, 2017

I became a Mum at the end of March {crowd cheers}. My uncomplicated conception and pregnancy was followed by an equally straightforward birth and fourth trimester {applause}. Here’s a follow up to my initial blog where I surveyed my friends on the basics of having a baby, and what happened next.   1. BIRTH I managed[…]

March 25, 2017

Unsolicited advice: it’s just par for the course in pregnancy and motherhood. I was ready for it, I was also ready to shut it down – not only because it can be presumptuous and overwhelming but because it happens so randomly it’s hard to capture and make sense of – like being hijacked by a[…]

November 30, 2016

Ten. Freaking. Years. That’s how long I have been using Facebook for.  A whole decade, which is about one quarter of my life.

July 10, 2016

There has been lots of discussion recently as many School Counsellors recognise the importance of maintaining their teaching accreditation with BOSTES. Here is a basic breakdown of the issues, as I see them.  <READ DISCLAIMER AT THE BOTTOM> School Counsellors are dually qualified as both teachers and psychologists (or at the very least are eligible[…]

June 8, 2016

There are few people left who haven’t heard of TED talks by now. In fact, I think about 20% of the tertiary education population have probably given a TEDx talk somewhere. There’s a growing number of talks on technology use, its impacts on society, behaviour and learning. Some are zingers, with great evidence backed ideas[…]

April 20, 2016

The lack of empirical evidence used in this blog. The use of anecdotes as evidence to pathologize technology use. The fact not one single study (even one done by a social media platform to create good PR) is being quoted. The assertions being raised with emotive language. The listicle title. The fact good intentions of[…]

February 29, 2016

On the 1st of February I got a close friend to change my Facebook password. I wanted to have a break from all the fluff that flooded my brain. It was the first thing I looked at in the morning and the last thing I mentally consumed at night. Knowing myself as well as I[…]

February 1, 2016

2016 starts for me today. January is a time of rejuvenation, reflection and percolation.  I am generally on school holidays and I make every effort to unravel, relax (I seriously forgot how to do this in 2015) and visualise the year ahead — tweaking my life design to get more aligned to my goals and[…]