Summer Holiday Bucket List graphic

Summer Holiday Bucket List

One of the good things about being being a teacher is the holidays, although they aren’t quite what they seem. I will inevitable have to go to into work to do bits and bobs, plus lesson planning doesn’t do itself.  However, I will have 6 whole weeks without an alarm clock and 6 whole weeks […]

Why I am celebrating Father’s Day as a Single Mum graphic

Why I am celebrating Father’s Day as a Single Mum

This week, I’ve read a lot of social media posts saying that single mothers celebrating Father’s Day is wrong. The reasoning being that it diminishes the role of the father in the lives of our children, and that we, as mothers shouldn’t do it. I hugely believe in the important role that fathers play in the […]

Dealing with the loss of my mum graphic

Dealing with the loss of my mum

My reason for writing this post and explaining how I feel about it is two-fold. I hope to better understand my own thoughts and also help someone else. Grief really is unpredictable, all consuming and hits at the most unlikely times. I wanted this post to be the post that I looked for, but couldn’t […]