Frustrations

Its been a very frustrating day today.  As usual I was up early, its nice to get a bit of peace and quiet before anyone else gets up, but I …

Positives Day 4 and 5

My positives for yesterday and today. Firstly last night was very impressed with Emily asking to do her homework and sticking with it, despite the fact it was difficult and …

Are you listening?

I am having a bad day today feeling very sick and dizzy after attending the first session of 5 ways to wellbeing yesterday.  Then a hectic morning cleaning up after the cat, …

Anxiety

Aggghh, my anxiety levels are going mad, I am so tired and in pain too.  Now Emily is back at school I am in the house alone much of the …

Poetry?

Here are a couple of verses I wrote relating to some of the issues we have with behaviour.  I am no poet. To comment on this post, please click the …

Out with the old in with the new.

Its a week of new starts this week.  Emily returned to school today, in her new shoes (thank you grandma) and new cardigan (“it’s nice a fluffy mummy”). She starts …

You got to laugh

They tell us laughter is the best medicine. Sometimes no matter how stressful things are you just have to laugh at things that people say or do. I will share …

Parenting pain

I knew when I decided to have a child that it would not be easy, but I think I was thinking more the physical demands, not the emotional and the …

Disabled parenting

A difficult decision make for anyone with a disability, made more of an issue if the disability can be passed on.  A good article from the BBC showing those who have children …