I have a dream
I have a dream that my children’s children
Will know a ladybird, a tadpole, a cricket, a slow-worm.
That they will know what it is to watch the moon glide her silent way through an embroidery of bright stars,
while the owl hoots and the hedghogs shuffle.
I have a dream that my children’s children,… Read more
Parents and Protection
Sons – Say Hello, Wave Goodbye
I wrote this last Saturday, after Youngest Son’s birthday….
‘It was youngest son’s birthday today and it’s been full on. Up, presents, breakfast, football pitch, lazer quest, football pitch, home, lego, bed. Full on, non stop. It took loads of organising too..texting parents, buying food, presents, balloons; you know how it goes.
But tonight I … Read more
Women and Divorce
I’m in the middle of writing my next book which is about how to make the best of the end of a relationship whether it is ending through divorce, separation or bereavement (they are more similar than you might think).
As you know, I’m divorced and I know lots of people who are also divorced. … 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