Proud Mum!

Just when you start to sink in a sea of negativity, someone comes along and throws you a life line and you remember why you have been tredding water for so long. There are alays positives. ALWAYS. Even when all you can see is black, there is always a rainbow shining for you somewhere. Even…… Continue reading Proud Mum!

To whom it may concern.

To whom it may concern, 6 weeks school holidays…..what were you thinking? I am writing this at my wits end. I have had a very bad day and I feel that most of it is your fault. Please, ‘maker of the 6 week rule’, explain your reasons to me. You obviously do not have children.…… Continue reading To whom it may concern.

That creep , exhaustion.

I sit here on day 27 of the school holidays enveloped in exhaustion. A consuming, greedy, parasite creeping slowly as the days go on. It hasn’t been awful. It has (mostly) been calm… ….but that is what is exhausting. I have worked so hard to make it this way…. keep it this way. My…… Continue reading That creep , exhaustion.

Tired. Tried.

Tried….Tired. Trying….Tiring. I don’t think it is a coincidence that those two words look and sound very similar. Today has been both. My girl has been trying today…. …mostly our patience. We are all tired. Holidays do that to us all. Tired because we can relax a little, or tired because we are out and…… Continue reading Tired. Tried.


There are days I stand back and look back over the last 12 years and realise how much things have changed. Days where I reflect and look back on the people who walked out of my life when I needed them the most. There are days when I miss them, then there are days where…… Continue reading Reflecting..

Full moon.

Full moon I see you in the sky, Staring down at us like a spy, Making sure my child’s awake, All night long, until daybreak, Behaviour waning all week long, Waiting for you to come along, Increasing energy to the max, No time to sit down and relax, Easy to anger, easy to cry, Increased…… Continue reading Full moon.

It’s not about me.

What a week! It has been a hard one and I am not afraid to admit that I have struggled. I have struggled…… ….imagine how hard it has been for my girl. It is all too easy for me to tell you how exhausted I feel, how stressed I feel, how I feel so low.…… Continue reading It’s not about me.