Life Lesson

The Kids started World Taekwondo mid-September 2017 and had a great time learning and competing: M loved sparring, L loved poomsae and they both did very well when they competed. It was fortuitous that we met the club at the annual South London Home Education Sports Day and we subsequently visited a class. We all… Continue reading Life Lesson

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