Officrèche Blog

Smartphone resolution – taking time out from technology

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When my three-year-old daughter held up her hand and said: “My phone says…” I wondered if I was spending too much time looking at a screen. She also has an imaginary tablet to search for her missing things, just as I use an app to find my missing phone, writes Sarah Booker Lewis. Our children […]


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How to turn conflict into connection – learn nonviolent communication

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The following was written by Max St John, founder of The Needs Work and an Officrèche parent. As a parent, life seems to become all about managing difficulty. From terse conversations with your partner after a crap nights’ sleep or negotiating with small children on simply getting their f**king clothes on to crashing through your day […]


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7 Awesome Events for Freelancers at Brighton Digital Festival 2016

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Brighton Digital Festival is taking over the city in September, and it’s another line-up of fantastic grassroots organised events. There’s a huge range of things to attend, from the arty to the sciencey, and those aimed at kids to those aimed at adults (such as the occasional boozy open studio… not naming any names). We’ve […]


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Brexit and freelancers – what’s the impact?

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Well, like it or not, it’s happened guys. On Thursday 23rd June 2016, Britain voted to leave the EU. Whether you viewed the EU as a bulging behemoth of bureaucracy, or as the haven of civil rights, economic prosperity and progressive world policy, it’s happened. The consequences are going to be extensive and unbounded, and […]


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