Stressed Kids

Last year I was convinced that Eldest Son was hormonal and that puberty had hit us age 12.  He was bad tempered, moany, grumpy and uncooperative.  Doors were slamming and little brother sometimes came off worse in a ‘play’ fight.

Then we had the summer holidays and I had a different son. He and his … Read more


Kids can be good for your career

I’ve spent the day with two lovely women.  One a make up artist and one a photographer.

All of us work part time and/or run our own businesses.

We all started to do this when we had our kids.  Before that we had all worked full time, doing the career woman bit.

I think that … Read more


Wanting More More More

Remember that song: More More More (or am I showing my age here?  The video is so 70s it will make you laugh and cringe)

One of the pieces of feedback I got from the blog about contentment was how easy it is to keep looking for more, rather than being content with what we … Read more


SAD

The clocks have gone back and we are at that time of year where it is very possible that we don’t get to see the outside in daylight.

I hate it.

I’ve never been diagnosed but over the years I’m pretty sure that I suffer from SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is when our … Read more


Stress

I should know better, really I should. I wrote a whole book; Love Being Me, as a result of time off work with stress…but it’s so hard to spot.

There are two types of stress, as my A level psychology group are in the process of finding out (Thanks to SH for doing the … Read more


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