A coparenting Christmas

A coparenting Christmas

Like many things in life, such as waiting in line for a rollercoaster, the end result is never as bad as it may seem at first. Since writing a heartfelt blog about spending Christmas Day coparenting my two-year-old son TJ for the first time, I have taken a few steps...
My first shared custody Christmas

My first shared custody Christmas

I’ve had some depressing Christmas Days. Like in 2006 when I was so incredibly hungover that I woke up only to eat one mouthful of turkey. Or, in 2014, when I drank way too much Prosecco after failing to get pregnant after a year of ‘trying’. However, this year may be...
Stick Man and the family tree

Stick Man and the family tree

For Situation Separation, TJ’s dad and I agreed to do some coparenting. We decided to spend one weekend day a month as a three and to do something lovely with the time. In the run-up to Christmas, a trip to see Stick Man on stage was just the ticket. It’s currently...
Pushy parents – is this how you do this?

Pushy parents – is this how you do this?

I knew it would happen. I have high expectations from everyone in my life and TJ is no exception. (sorry buddy!) So, now I’m faced with the dilemma – when is it OK to start encouraging certain interests in our children? And, how do we avoid crossing over into being...