There is a song in the musical Avenue Q* that goes like this… “When I was little, I thought I would be, a big comedian on late night TV. But now I’m 32, and as you can see – I’m … Continue reading Non-Mother’s Day
This story was originally published a couple of years ago on Threads in response to this article… Girl About Town’s post got me thinking – her post made me think I’d not made an awful lot of effort to date. … Continue reading Divorce and (a very brief foray into) online dating
I’m late to the party. Incredibly late. The many protestations of ‘oh but you’ll love it’ didn’t move me, until I watched Episode 1 of The Crown and, lo and behold, I did indeed ‘love it’. Six episodes in (not … Continue reading Divorce, The Crown and an engagement
On the day of posting it is Valentine’s Day – the day of love. In the absence of romantic love, it is reassuring to remember there are many other forms of love in the world, and practical help and support … Continue reading Ten practical ways to help a separated or divorcing friend
“…We are jealous over our children’s lives. Beware of straying across the boundary into envy, or even of competing with your child’s success…”
An honest look at the danger of envy and competition in our lives – with our own children.
#parenting #thegrassisgreener #children Continue reading The Grass Is Greener…For The Next Generation
When I was very little, I used to wonder who I would be when I grew up. I firmly believed that at some point I would change into another person, much like a caterpillar metamorphoses into a butterfly. This person … Continue reading A-Z of Divorce: A is for…Adulting