Lately I've considered leaving this blog. A lot. Maybe deleting it or maybe just leaving all the content here, in the hope that maybe at some point it will reach that one person who needs it someday. I can't bring myself to do it. Although I've had next to no time to write or update … Continue reading Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
I'm an adult, I mutter to myself as I wait outside Sprog's classroom to collect her. I'm an adult and I can handle this. It's not helping. I'm an adult, yes, but I'm a young adult, who has to juggle parenting with no childcare and running a home and now, work. An adult who isn't … Continue reading Supermarket Suffering
I've had a lot of trouble with change in the past. Changes to my routines, or lifestyle have often been sudden, huge and difficult to adjust to. Changes like moving house or having a new schedule have sometimes left me anxious and burnt out. I fully accept that, so I'm pretty wary of changing things. … Continue reading Change is Good
You remember my post on "Giant Animals and Absolutes", right? Well I'm about to share with you the second chapter: Giant Animals and Small Businesses. Things have been so great the past few weeks. Sprog has had a few hiccups at school, but what child doesn't? She had a lovely Birthday, her behaviour is good … Continue reading Giant Animals and Small Businesses
What a bizarre Monday it has been. This morning was going really smoothly (something I think we should all be suspicious of on a Monday), as most school mornings have done lately, until about five minutes before we were due to leave. I was cramming my marketing notes into my handbag when Sprog piped up … Continue reading Playground Problems
I need to tell you guys that I have always struggled making friends. Even in primary school my social skills were below average, so much so that the school told my mother they were concerned. My brother, a good ten years after that, was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. Despite not having been tested, even he … Continue reading Friends: Making Them, Keeping Them, Outgrowing Them
That's right - Sprog is six years old now! Woohoo! Where did the time go? After a month of fretting about overrun package parties and what to buy a six year old, I somehow managed to pull the day of without a hitch. I talked Sprog out of a party, something my nerves and finances … Continue reading Sprog Turns Six!
I've mentioned before that a lot of our moving on process has been "good days and bad days", much the same as illness or grief. I think all parents have good days and bad days, to be honest. All people, even. Sometimes I have bad days. Really bad days. Days where I can't shake the … Continue reading Good Days and Bad Days
Things have been so hectic lately! A lot has changed for us, but mostly for the better. I'll try to start from the beginning: I have started work - officially! The Boyfriend has opened his business after a lot of sleepless nights and hard work, and I am in charge of reception and social media … Continue reading Life Lately…
Okay so the first week back at school since Christmas... Kicked my arse. However, I was content telling myself that after the second week I would be back in the swing of things. We are two days into the second week, and things have gotten even more complicated. I should explain that my usual week … Continue reading Scheduling Errors and Stress