I trawl Facebook and am positively addicted to Instagram (it satisfies my creative eye I think) and I follow other bloggers who I have seen at the 2 Meet ups I have been to, and each time I think to myself I really need to buckle up and write. And you know, it’s not that… Continue reading Oh my goodness!
The past year and a half has been a bumpy ride at best, so many changes, doors closing, doors opening, people turning away and arms opened wide. It is a journey I started almost 2 years ago now, although really I think I have been taking tippy toe steps towards the start line for a… Continue reading That melancholy feeling…
Way back in August I went to my 2nd #CTMeetup for Bloggers. And although I am not by any means a blogger in the same universe as some of these amazing ladies, I really enjoyed it. I found the whole event far less intimidating than my first one in May and was far braver and… Continue reading Confidence
You know I have had this blog on my to-do list for so long now it’s not even worth saying how long. My intentions are there and well-meaning – and then stuff happens, and at a blog meet-up in August it was mentioned that a blog post should always have an image that reflected the… Continue reading The last quarter & big girl brooks
The third term began 3 weeks ago and life has been MANIC! I started a new job, after not working since mid-March, at a school no less. The boys have hit school running and Max has been ill for almost an entire week already. Term 2s’ reports were ok – nothing spectacular but ok. And… Continue reading August: a device-free month
Although I have not finished sharing my journey through depression I thought today, I would share some of the things I have learnt about myself along the way and the common thread is “stop waiting”. A big change I had to decide on at the end of March was whether to stay at work or… Continue reading Stop waiting ….
This image circulated on Facebook a while ago and I find it quite powerful. Sadly I have had to deal with the effects of hurtful words and verbal bullying with my 3 boys over the past few weeks. As a parent to have your child come home from an activity in tears caused by hurtful words… Continue reading Words HURT