Homeschooling and hitting the pause button

Homeschooling and hitting the pause button

It’s been a while. Months, actually, since I last put the mechanical version of pen to paper and write something to post here. It’s been both the most hectic of times and also the quietest of times thanks to the bloody pandemic. Also, I blame homeschooling. It feels...
We need to talk about Strictly.

We need to talk about Strictly.

Recently, TJ and I enjoyed a very relaxing weekend at home when we had nothing planned except time together. It was really nice. After a few hectic weeks, including starting school and many 5th birthday celebrations, we needed the down time. On Saturday evening, I let...
Self care and parenting – can it be done?

Self care and parenting – can it be done?

Finding time for yourself as a parent – single or otherwise – is bloody difficult. Self-care and parenting don’t easily fit together. So instead we all too often pour from an empty cup to keep life ticking over. Even on those days in co-parenting life, when the kid...