Parenting (or how little I know)

parenting or how little I know. the lifestyle of a modern parent.

Home and Family

I climbed out of a cab last night and took a moment to look at my house. I’d left it 12 hours before. I felt…

Half Term

Just as we’d got into the swing of school half term loomed on the horizon. It seemed a little incongruous. Didn’t it know we just…

The Thing Is

This evening it occurs to me that I may not have cleaned my teeth this morning. I got up late in an attempt to delay…

Emotion

Nothing prepares you for the emotion of becoming a parent. I’ve found myself swept along as a passenger on a complicated journey. Since having my…

A Little Bit Sad

I can’t help feeling a little bit sad. I accept that my role as a parent is to prepare my child for life and bit…

The Every Day

Our journey to nursery. A year ago I lost my job. Our mornings changed dramatically. From the pressure of being out of the house at…

Family

Our family is dispersed and disparate. Not close. Having your own children brings family into new focus. I’ve spent more time with my immediate family. When…

Things I love about sunshine

Things I love about sunshine: It makes people smile Ice cream Trees look greener Barbeques Just being outside Washing drying on the line Open windows…

Being a Mother

There’s a lot said about Mothers; I’ve read that Motherhood is boring. Being a Mother is exhausting and tiring. Mothers are dull. Working Mothers, single…

Home

Home, I’ve been considering the whole idea of where home is, why people live where they do; for a while. Our intention sometime ago was…