Category Archives: Passage Blog

The Wounds that Won’t Heal – What Parents Need to Know about Self-Harm

It is hard to understand why your child, or anyone else’s children would deliberately harm themselves. There is a lot of confusion, misinformation and even taboo talking about Self-harm, even though Child Helplines and other support organisations are reporting a steep increase in cases. Self-harm, also called self-injury, self-mutilation or

January Blues

A new year has begun with the promise of new beginnings, resolutions, and as always the feeling in the air that we can start over and put the past behind us. Yes even THAT year. But what if you don’t feel this way, what if in fact you have woken

Welcome to Big School

I accompanied my daughter for the last time today into the corridors and inner sanctum of the Primary classroom. After today I am strictly forbidden without invitation to these hallowed walls. My baby has gone to Big School. Slightly giddy with the prospect of 30 minutes to myself, at least

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