Blanket Awareness for Grandparent Alienation #Gas2015

After a recent post on twitter, which caused confusion over Parental and Grandparent Alienation, I  have created a new page with links at the foot of it – to other sites that can explain Grandparent Alienation, please do visit the page and support the campaign.

Blanket Awareness Campaign 2015

Happy Saturday,

Geraldine

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As Manchester prepares for ‘devolution’, We urge the powers that be, to revolutionise their thinking.

Greater Manchester £6bn NHS budget devolution begins in April

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-31656313

In April the region’s 10 councils and health groups will take over £6bn allocated for health and social care, with full powers being devolved a year later.

We urge all local councils health and social care workers, clinical commissioning groups et al to watch the following presentation the next 15 minutes could help you make a positive change!

Nadine Burke Harris: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

 

UK children suffered sex abuse on ‘industrial scale’

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-31691061

Call your parents, call your children, practise forgiveness & move forward.

Alienation is in the news more and more, parental alienation and now even grandparent alienation, something few had heard of is now being recognised.

J.K. Simmons a man of honour who recognises the need to salute family

Separating the parent from the teacher,

Some teachers are parents and some parents are teachers

Some are neither.

Being a parent can be tough, it can be amazingly rewarding too,

Not everyone is cut out to be a parent

The same can be said of teachers too.

Understanding alienation and the wider dynamics of adult psychology.

Good Morning all, I do a lot of research in ‘my work’ which involves reading endlessly and trawling the web for good information, and sometimes I hit upon a golden nugget!
This is such a nugget, in a nutshell it covers what I have spent a lifetime learning through self-development- I urge you to watch and share with all your family and friends #‎notjustforgrandparents

Too long for you? consider this:

Before you spend valuable time watching your favourite film or TV programme, give yourself the New Year Gift of understanding yourself and your families dynamic psychology.

There is no leading authority on the issue of grandparent alienation or parental alienation, but you’ll have to do a lot of surfing of the net to beat these guys:

http://www.aga-fl.org/

#notjustforgrandparents

 

 

Grandparents and parents are unforgettable

As I listen to Nat King Cole and his immortal words in the song ‘unforgettable’ I am reminded of why I started Grandparent Support, although the song was originally written as a love song for probably between two adults, I remember thinking on one of those unhappy Christmases in the not too distant past, when I was denied contact with my beautiful granddaughter, that I would not give up nor forget her, and in my heart I knew because of our bond that she would not forget me either.

When Natalie Cole released the virtual duet with her father in 1991 (who had died in 1965) it became my #1 Favourite and a testament to the power of love and music.

The song kept a light within in me, a small flickering light that was to burn like a flame and become my strength, it made me think of other songs too, songs that my granddaughter and I had enjoyed listening to together, one of her favourites that I had introduced her to is A windmill in old Amsterdam.

She still asks for this whenever I pick her up in the car, and we never fail to chuckle away with the mice at the end.

We have come to love other tunes together, you see that flame turned into a roaring fire that blazed through several courts and many negotiations and reconciliations, we have a working contact order that has been successfully in place now for over 18 months and with an open heart and an ever listening ear forcommunication and understanding it is set to continue.

My wish for all who are separated from their loved ones through family conflict this season is to have an open heart and an open mind and try again with the lines of communication, in whatever form that helps you as a family.

If you would like a dedication played on our radio show do please get in contact.

Over 50? Come along to Manchester Cathedral today between 2:30pm -4:00pm

Regimental Chapel Manchester Cathedral

 

Click on the Societies Fair Flyer for more details

Societies Fair Flyer

Pop along and have a natter with us, there will many more groups, clubs, associations and organisations for you to get to know about, all within the glorious Manchester Cathedral.

Join us to celebrate Grandparents day this Sunday 5th October

Fancy a spot of tea and cake?

Then join us this Sunday at Whitemoss youth and community centre M9 7DQ between 12-3pm and find out about our autumn programme of activities.

Grandparents Day Event 5th October 2014