New Year, New [Re-]Start?

My last post was in July 2017 and we have had many, many changes since then; we had a whirlwind experience with The Kids and World Taekwondo, my health has been more challenging, we have a new addition to our family and we now have a teenager and pre-teen in the house. I have wanted… Continue reading New Year, New [Re-]Start?

Priorities

I've always put The Kids first.  I used all my energy for them and, although it wasn't a lot, I did as much as I could with them.  That sounds honourable but actually that left nothing for B.  Or myself. Or anyone else. When The Kids were babies/toddlers/very young children I think they needed that attention and… Continue reading Priorities

My two cents – Part 2

Following on from Part 1 here's what I've learned: Your children, your parenting rules: Just because you have carers helping you does not mean you aren't the parent.  I know many carers like to do things their way - be firm.  Carers are there to help us and are supposed to be respectful of the way we… Continue reading My two cents – Part 2