Time for You for Mothers of children with additional needs

Is ‘Time for YOU’ just what you need at this point in your life?

Are you a mother and do you want time and space to reflect on who YOU are now with a small, supportive group of other mothers?

Are you interested in thinking about how you could make your life more deeply fulfilling and how this could work in your life?

Do you love writing and being creative or want to find ways to play with creativity and say what needs to be said ?

It doesn’t matter how old your children are, the Time for YOU group could be just what you’re looking for…

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 As a mother you are asked to give so much of yourself every day, both physically and emotionally.

You are also called on to make decisions constantly that impact the direction of someone else’s life as well as your own. It’s easy to end up feeling depleted or find you are always at the bottom of the list.

What you are doing day-to-day is big work, even if it doesn’t get a fanfare, and you deserve a pit-stop team to support you so that you’re not running on empty. It can be a relief when you find a way back to yourself and can be honest about how things really are, where this honesty isn’t just tolerated but is genuinely valued and you aren’t compared to some crazy ideal that none of us measures up to.

Though it can be hard to prioritise yourself and find the ways to do this, you know that it isn’t a luxury but a necessity and benefits everyone.

Which group is right for you?

For Mothers of Children with Additional Needs living in Plymouth

  • for mothers of children with additional needs in Plymouth

  • 10 weekly sessions

  • take time and space for yourself

  • take stock of your mothering experiences

  • re-fuel, play with words and images and say what needs to be said

  • think about what you need now and how to work this into your life

Where: Via zoom

When: Mondays 11am -1 pm

Starting:  9th May 2022 for 10 weeks term time only

Fee: Priority booking if you are on means tested benefits and live in Plymouth

Facilitators: Jo Ball supported by Cass Povey-Naylor who is a trained counsellor, OT, has autism training and has children with additional needs

For Mothers of children with additional needs living in Devon and Cornwall

  • mothers  of children with additional needs in Devon and Cornwall

  • 11 weekly sessions.

  • take time to think about who you are since becoming a mum

  • re-fuel, play with words and images and say what needs to be said

  • optional ‘take away’ tasks to experiment with making your life more fulfilling

  • take stock of your values now and how to live these in your life

Where: Via zoom

When: 9.30am -11.30am – Fridays

Starting: Friday 29th April – term time only

Fee: Priority booking for mothers in Devon and Cornwall on means tested benefits

Facilitators: Jo Ball supported by Clare Gale who is a qualified counsellor and whose son has complex medical needs

How do the Time for YOU zoom groups work?

To make sure this feels like a safe and supportive group, the numbers are limited to 9 participants.  We meet weekly via zoom and do a honed range of creative and coaching exercises that give you the space to re-connect with yourself.  You don’t need to be ‘creative’ .   And your child does not have to have an official diagnosis.  When the course has finished there may also be the opportunity to take this further and be part of a on-going Time for YOU monthly meet up group.

I would highly recommend this creative writing for mothers group to any mother! Skilfully facilitated by Jo, the group provides a safe and warm space to explore one’s writing and oneself…

I found myself making time for myself and the things that are important to me. I was surprised what an impact this had on my well-being. I really felt happier in my life while attending the group…

Anna, South Hams

All the material you brought, and the way it was so clearly and cleverly set out has been so rich and resonant. So juicy!! It has enhanced these last weeks massively. It’s come to end too quickly.

Clare, Chudleigh

Book your place or find out more ...

If you're curious and think 'Creative Writing for Mothers' could be for you (even if you have an inkling),
I’d love to hear from you and answer your questions.

Do you like the sound of this but aren’t in Devon or prefer to work 1-1?

If you like the idea of exploring who you are since becoming a mother but aren’t in Devon or you prefer something that is tailored specifically to your needs, then I also offer Creative Life Coaching for Mothers.

This is a tailor-made, 1-1 programme by phone or Skype and gives you all the benefits of the Creative Writing meets Life Coaching Course but is custom-made so that you can focus on exactly what you need now.

Creative Life Coaching for Mothers 1-1

Devon professional, career coaching and life coach in Totnes, Ashburton, Dartington, Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Newton Abbot, Dartmouth, Exeter, Plymouth, Torbay, Devon UK