There would appear to be two camps when it comes to the Summer Holidays; those parents who L O V E them, who can’t tell you enough how much they love spending time with their children; then there are those who visibly shudder at the mention of it, and who dread six continuous weeks with… Read More Summer Holidays: Love them or Loathe them? Here’s How I Manage them…
Now, ‘Return to Work’ used to be an interview I did with each colleague after a period of absence, to make sure they were fit to return to work and that there were no underlying problems. If only my ‘Return to Work’ were so straightforward. I had NO IDEA how difficult it would be to return to… Read More Return to Work
As it’s Mental Health Day I thought I’d put it out there: I have depression. It sucks. This is very typically flippant of me, but trust me, this is a big deal. I don’t tell people. 99% of my family and friends don’t know (or at least, I haven’t told them). And that’s the way… Read More Me + My Depression
Hey there. I’ve not posted anything forEVER, and this is an off-the-cuff thing. Normally I write my posts, then edit them. Leave them for a few hours or days, and then re-edit. Tweaking. And even then I still get typos, so goodness only knows how this one will turn out… So. I seem to have… Read More Scared
I am not a political commentator. I don’t know endless facts. I don’t know any facts (thanks to spin and manipulation, no-one does). I can’t give you any hard and fast concrete reasons, for doing one thing or the other. I can listen to either side and see their points. I don’t like the figureheads… Read More The Deliberation of Brexit
Everyone is familiar with the Martyr Mummy; the ones who do everything for their kids. Who put them first. Who go without so that their kids can benefit. Who believe that their children are the number one priority in everything. Oh no. Sorry. That’s most mothers. I think most normal (if such a word is… Read More The Martyr Mother
I heard something on TV very briefly the other week about it being ‘common’ (what a word) to obsessively keep your house clean. I suppose this stems from the days of the lower classes being ‘the help’ and then maintaining those standards at home, along with the sampler phrases of ‘cleanliness is next to Godliness’.… Read More Too Posh to Clean?