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 […]
Awkward photo alert! This was taken in 2008 (OMG 10 years ago!!!) This was when I was working in a secondary school and went to the Year 11 prom. It was a lovely evening, seeing the ‘children’ as they morph into adults and move on into the world. The Year 11s at the secondary school […]
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 […]
It is only October but the topic for today is a review of the year so I will have a look back at the past 10 months with a few choice highlights (or low lights!). JANUARY: Anya’s preschool bear FEBRUARY: a romantic date at our favourite restaurant for Valentine’s Day MARCH: pitta bread pizzas for […]
Most of our family traditions are to do with Christmas but since filming I have remembered that every night I say ‘love you oodles’ and the kids reply ‘little poodles’ 🙂 My parents used to say it and now I do too: routine or tradition?