Eventually The Composed Face Falters

Disclosure: Course language   Remaining composed as a parent is like my Nirvana of parenting. It's what we hear and preach - stay calm, don't shout, listen, don't argue, be strong, be patient, be kind. I'm exhausted just writing that!! I know I'm stressed and I'm forever tired, even when I'm not sleepy. So this perfect... Continue Reading →

Pets Provide the Best Therapy

We love our pets. We have two cats, Meisha and Ji. They're members of our family - even though they can be naughty. Sometimes very naughty! But life wouldn't be the same without them. It's really lovely, Jessie and I each have our own special connections with them both. I feed them and clean the... Continue Reading →

Facing Fears and Moving Forward

Facing my fears can seem really daunting sometimes. That cautious inner voice, the sweaty palms and the flood of adrenaline once had a role in keeping me safe. However these reactions have now become a hindrance to a smooth transition forward. The inner voice is the most annoying culprit these days. I'm hoping if I... Continue Reading →

My Final Farewell

This will be my final farewell to you. In your voicemail you told me you wanted to reconnect again, but told me call back or not, either was okay. Jessie doesn't want any contact, and I chose not to respond after the way you behaved last time. I then see a comment and a sad... Continue Reading →

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