• Sometimes you just can’t get on with your parents.
    Upset young woman and senior mother having bad argue indoor

    Relationships with parents can be complicated. There are many siblings who have no contact with their parents and in the same vein, many parents have been alienated from their...

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  • I want a bit of self care and mindfulness, do you?
    tips for well being on napkin

    I’ve been keeping busy and adjusting to life with just the three of us. Menopausal or not, I have been analysing life for what it is rather than what...

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  • I can let go now
    role models for teenagers

    Here I am, picking up the emotional debris strewn before me when we dropped off our eldest son at Warwick University last Saturday. I have read about this so...

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  • No teenagers welcomed here
    Beauty woman is showing middle finger

    The final countdown to my son’s departure to University and my menopausal symptoms have a real hold of me. I’m not sure if it’s depression, or the fact it’s...

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  • My autumn reboot and hello September
    Group Of Elementary School Pupils Running In Playground

      I spent the last few days finalising my month and year end, what fun, when all I wanted to do was bury my head and pray that the...

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  • Have I been a good enough Mum?
    happy family jumping together on the beach

    What does it take to be a good mum?  Who decides if you are a good or bad mother? Am I doing a good enough job raising my boys...

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  • The menopause
    What I've learnt since reaching my 50s

    Funny thing reaching your fifties it creeps up on you whilst you’re way too busy bringing up children, working, being a mother, parent and guardian for ailing parents. The...

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  • Business jargon and buzzwords. Are they driving you mad?

    Amazing that we have become a society driven by social media and buzzwords, all of which have reached epidemic proportions. So, I’m” reaching out to you” to share my...

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