Do we have the time?

Do we have the time?

We’re all spending way too much time scrolling on our phones at the moment right? I am most definitely guilty of that – those iPhone screen time notifications can definitely get dismissed. Actually, I saw something which described 2020 as ‘January, February,...
Single parents are normal people too.

Single parents are normal people too.

It’s the show that everyone is talking about – BBC’s adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People. Sublime. Captivating. Achingly good. Perfect. That’s just some of the words which have been exchanged on WhatsApp as my friends and I discuss this beauty of a boxset. The...
Coparenting in Coronavirus – part two.

Coparenting in Coronavirus – part two.

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how coparenting in Coronavirus was going. I looked at the ups and downs of daily life with my four-year-old son through these most unusual of times. There had been trials, tribulations and plenty of tears – from both of us....
What does it mean to be a single parent?

What does it mean to be a single parent?

I count myself as a single parent. That’s because when I am looking after TJ, I am doing it solo. Singlehandedly. This is often without the presence of another human being. It’s definitely without the assistance of his dad in that particular place and time. But, for...
Older but wiser? Turning 37.

Older but wiser? Turning 37.

I turned 37 last week. Bit of a nothing age isn’t it – the mid to late 30’s are nothing really to rave about. Back in the day, I used to love love love birthdays. All were marked in a suitably messy fashion – on my 21st birthday, my friends had to drag me away from a...