Wellbeing

Safeguarding in the Digital World | Parent Wellbeing Blog

This weeks blog is linked to the most recent Webinar in the “Your Digital Life” series, which focused on safeguarding in the digital world. We recognise that the last 12 months have been some of the most unprecedented and turbulent in modern times. It has placed tremendous strain on so many aspects of our ‘normal’ […]

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Lessons from a Hospital Bed | Parent Wellbeing Blog

In 2013, I was the unfortunate victim of a serious car accident. Without going into detail, I woke up in hospital with my arms and legs in plaster. Recovery meant 5 operations, 3 days in intensive care, 3 weeks in hospital and 3 months off work. Naturally, this was a painful and difficult time, and […]

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Lessons from Lockdown | Parent Wellbeing Blog

The recent Upper Sixth mock exams put to the test all that the pupils have learned academically over the last two years. No doubt the reports that their beaks have been writing this week will largely focus on their performance in these assessments, the areas that they need to improve in, and the likely grade […]

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Becoming the Bamboo that Bends | Parent Wellbeing Blog

“The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.” This old Japanese proverb came to mind as my wife’s favourite mixing bowl slipping from my soapy fingers and disintegrated on the kitchen tiles. The bowl was bright red and one of the few remaining meaningful pieces that my wife had brought from the […]

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Digital Wellness | Parent Wellbeing Blog

When I was first asked to write this blog I thought it would be a great opportunity to share lots of the initiatives that we have been working on at MCM in the last year since COVID-19 became a part of our lives and link to the webinar that we will be hosting on Monday […]

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Measuring Wellbeing | Parent Wellbeing Blog

Measuring Wellbeing: Current & Future Direction What you measure affects what you do. If you don’t measure the right thing, you don’t do the right thing – Joseph Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.   While this may be a quote from an economist it is pertinent in all realms of life.  As […]

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