School Has Started

My university life started four weeks ago. Already I’ve made quite a few friends, attended workshops and seminars, even played roulette whilst eating monster munch and drinking diet coke! That was a surreal Tuesday afternoon I can tell you! My journey has begun and what an amazing first month it has been. The lecturers are […]

A Shared Journey

As well as my university place being accepted, I have also heard that my student finance is now in place. The only thing left to do now is tell my boss I would like part-time hours from September. Ha! So easy to say but nerve-racking nonetheless. I have to work, unfortunately, but it’s true. I […]

It’s In The Job Description!

Just when you are thinking your child is growing up too fast, they do something that says I still need you mum! Today,  my daughter went with three friends to Alton Towers, which is approximately 20 miles away from our house. Nothing wrong in that I hear you cry! She has been many times before […]

My Biggest Fear

I had a horrible dream the other night. I dreamt I went to pick up my daughter from a party, which was at her friend’s house. I walked into the house and it was quite obvious that she was on something. “What have you taken?” I shouted at her. She cried and mumbled and was […]

Anything to get a day off school!

  The teenager was selected last week to take part in an inter schools sports event at Northwood Stadium today. This is the same teenager, who asks me to write her a note excusing her from P.E. because she has a pain in her elbow! The event that she has been selected for is the […]

Purple Haze

Oh, the joy of watching your little ones grow up. Watching them toddle about, exploring their new world, making friends on their first day at school and losing that first tooth. All these events make up the joy of parenting. No matter how much they cry or throw up on you, the little things that […]