Still juggling, in a whole new circus…

Yep, lockdown is still with us. It’s been 100+ days since I was last in my office. Oh my office, where I could sip hot tea – that someone ELSE has made for me; have client calls in peace, chit chat to colleagues; read complete articles in newspapers; go out for coffee and just generally…

When this is all over

We will truly respect the idea of personal space, but relish the joy of human touch. We will realise that distance really doesn’t need to keep people and relationships apart. We will TALK. On the phone, on a screen and yes, in person. We will remember just how important it is to connect with loved…

It takes a village..

Since Boy 1 started year 6 in September, he’s been walking to school with some friends. No adults. Just the four of them. Alone. None of them have mobile phones. I should be worried, right? His group of friends are great boys. Friendly and polite, but not in an “it’s always the quiet ones” kind…

Preteensss

I’m more aware that first born is getting closer to teen years (he turned 10 in the summer!) and our relationship is changing, he is changing. Whilst we’ve spent a lot of time focusing on education and schools, making sure he’s eating properly and all that important stuff, I want to make sure I don’t…

Kids and gigs

Should you take your pre-teen to a concert? Here’s my thoughts