Below is a brief outline of some of the ways in which i have been blessed to learn from & work with children and families over the past 25 years~ ****************************************

 


My original training was in 1984-86 at the world famous Norland Nursery Training College, England  My career with children & families has taken me around the world as a private Nanny & additionally encompasses such diverse arenas as:

  • ***Cranio Sacral Therapy, for babies & children (2008-present): ~ UK & Hawaii

    ***16 week programmes for 'at-risk' children aged 3-5 years:  ~A program for children who were victims or witnesses of family violence. The Family Peace Center. ~Honolulu, Hawaii.

    ***'Healthy Start' parent support & outreach worker:  with 'at-risk' families. Family Support Services of West Hawaii. Big Island, Hawaii.  

    ***In-home nursery nursing and tutoring (1986-present):  ~ working as a private nanny, personal assistant & at-home preschool educator, worldwide.  ~Detailed resume available upon request...                   www.norland.co.uk          

  • ***Camp Mana assistant co-ordinator ('06) & volunteer 2006-'10: ~a volunteer run children's camp, created by Amala Foundation; promoting Loving Kindness & Environmental Awareness. ~Hawaii              www.amalafoundation.org    

  • ***Keiki Kirtan, TM. - founding a children's  group for devotional chanting & meditation: ~deepening awareness of our inner divinity & unity through meditation, devotional chanting, creating sacred space & the  study of & respect for diverse spiritual  paths. ~Hawaii.                                                    
  • ***Teen-parent support, guidance & counseling:    ~Christopher House. ~Chicago                                                       
  • ***Community parent mediation: working with a team of 60 volunteer mediators & the Hawaii courts in family & community mediation. West Hawaii Mediation Center. ~Hawaii          

    ***Teaching assistant at summer art camp: ~Hawaii

    ** I am currently based in Hawaii and the UK **