Teenagers – Not For the Faint-Hearted!

Teenagers – Not For the Faint-Hearted!

I always thought that parenting was going to get easier as my children got older! Once they were young independent adults! If I am totally honest, it was what kept me pushing through in the younger years! ‘When they are more independent this will be easier!’ ‘I can’t...
I Am So Lucky….Or So I Am Told Anyway!

I Am So Lucky….Or So I Am Told Anyway!

You are SO lucky you have such a helpful partner’ ‘So lovely to see you today, is your partner babysitting the kids?’ ‘Look at that daddy doing the school run! Isn’t it amazing that he has chosen to stay home with the kids whilst his partner goes to work’ ‘Wow she...
Today I Felt Overwhelmed

Today I Felt Overwhelmed

Today I felt overwhelmed! Overwhelmed by pretty much every aspect of my life….as a mother, wife, friend, colleague and business woman. I felt frightened….I was loaded with fear, fear of failing. Safety; feeling safe and secure is vital to me. But as I sat at my...
I Am A ‘Lazy’ Parent!

I Am A ‘Lazy’ Parent!

I am self professed Lazy parent! There I said it! When my boys were small, I found the daily challenges of parenting relentless! My goal was to make it to their bedtime at 7pm, all of us alive, fed, watered and relatively unscathed Nothing pleased me more than seeing...