So we did it…those of us that had children start in the foundation class at school – we survived the first week. What did I learn?? That the copious amounts of paperwork, information and rubbish you receive in the book bag will soon become annoying and tedious That children become even more tired and argumentative…… Continue reading The first week of school
The more I have been open and honest about my problems and struggles again recently, the more people have approached me thanking me for talking about how I really feel. It got me thinking – What’s really behind everyone’s smile? More and more of us these days are going through so much, but choose to…… Continue reading What’s really behind their smile?
Last weekend my parents came up to visit for monkeys birthday. We had a lovely day on the Saturday visiting a local adventure park; and we were all in bed early that night. There was one thing I couldn’t stop thinking about when my parents left; my emotional scales were tipped in the wrong direction.…… Continue reading My scales are tipped in the wrong direction
So it’s a week before monkey starts school and I have only just finished buying the uniform checklist. This time a few days ago, I had no school shoes, no stationary, no clothes; the only things I had were the school jumpers ordered before the end of July. We have been so lucky to be…… Continue reading The start of school – A new adventure
So, nearly 5 months after my last blog post, its time to make my return. Where have I been? Well, unfortunately I went through something I never thought I would have to deal with at the age of 28. Working in what I thought was a grown up and corporate world, one night it all…… Continue reading Remember me… I’m back
So we apparently went on holiday 2 weeks ago….yet it feels like it was last year. I can’t believe where the time has gone. My packing took place 30 minutes before I went to bed the night before we flew; therefore I forgot my sunglasses in the process. We only got an hour delay due…… Continue reading Our family holiday!
Tomorrow we are going on holiday. Most parents think about packing and getting things they need, weeks in advance. Me? Well the suitcases are still in the garage and I haven’t even thought about it yet. Am I really going on holiday tomorrow? Apparently so. It’s not that I’m not excited about it. It’s just…… Continue reading It’s nearly holiday time