I have 2 children. Being their mum feels mostly like sunshine. I don’t have a favourite but I do feel differently about them. My youngest son came to me when I was in a good and steady place. I had a husband. I didn’t have to work because we had security. Everything was settled and … Continue reading I Dont Have A Favourite
"I am not the fun parent. I’m the every day, the mundane, the emotional labour drudge. I’m grateful for it, but I’m exhausted by it. There is very little that is exciting about me, because I’m always here." Its my day off today. The little one is in daycare while the older one is in … Continue reading I’m the “everyday” – so days with Mum will never compare to days with Dad.
My 9 year old can crack some good jokes. Hes got a beautiful little heart. He can hold a decent conversation with other adults and enjoys a good chat. Hes very worldly for his age. He respects his elders, he uses his manners and hes polite. Hes “a pleasure” according to other parents. Hes clever … Continue reading No one Warned me About 9
Dear Boys Something happened today; and while I know you are too young to understand it or see its impact, one day you will learn of it and you will ask me; “How? “ Maybe you’ll say: "if so many people, like you, were so upset by it; how did it happen?” And when that … Continue reading Today we gave Power to a Bully – What I will tell my sons about President Trump.