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growing up

The problem with the ’18 summers’ theory

Thoughts of my children growing up and away have been on my mind recently and I’ve also thought about the type of people I want them to become. You must have seen the posts and pics across social media in the last couple of weeks reminding parents that we only have 18 summers with our […]

#Project365 week 27 my kids are growing up too fast!

Well, this week is all about the kids, no one else gets a look in! Day 182: we all had an excellent time at Go Ape in Bracknell and I was so proud of Matthew and Anya being brave high in the trees Day 183: I forgot to take a pic as Matthew headed off […]

The bittersweet taste of my future

This week is strange to say the least. I am feeling somewhat lost as my mum duties have been seriously reduced. Matthew has disappeared off on a residential trip with the school. My little boy, suddenly grown up, not so little. This is what the future holds. There will be days when he is getting […]

A-Z of positive personality traits to inspire in our children

Being a parent is a huge responsibility as well as a huge joy. For work I spend time with teenagers and it got me thinking about what traits I want to instil in my own children before I send them out into the big wide world, to cope with all of life’s challenges and lead […]

Time goes so slow, time goes so fast

I am writing this post in response to my children discussing with me the mystery of time. Why does it drag when you are bored and race when you’re having fun? Why do we remember the good moments and discard the bad (most of the time)? Matthew and Anya were joking with me about Zach’s […]

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