Sliding towards the end of the year

5 minute read Nov 10, 2015

As December looms very close I find life seems like it's moving at double speed. It's busy! The irony is that today's newsletter is a little longer than our usual but packs a great deal of value and offers opportunity for breathing space and presence. It is the Daily News article Colleen wrote that was published on 27 October 2015. Take a read below.

The slide towards the end of the year can feel more like the kumakazi ride at the waterpark, short, fast and a little hair raising. As parents and kids face this final term that is well endowed with year end fundraisers, shows, displays, meetings, concerts and parent gatherings it can all feel totally overwhelming. For many term 4 is peaked with emotion as it may mark the end of a phase at school or even the end of a season before moving to a new school. It is busy, and potentially quite emotional. Here are some thoughts of how to get the best out of term 4 so that we can face it with a sense of empowerment rather than a sense of...

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