From time to time you recall all the good things about being single and childfree. They are numerous. Especially on the days you climb the stairs - complete with hot water bottle because you have a head start on bedtime and you are intent on making the most of it, yes, that is my life … Continue reading If It Wasn’t For All The Stripping
I've just had a long conversation with Ranger Rob (aka, my four-year old in full method-acting character mode) and I'm losing my mind. These two things aren't necessarily linked either - Rob is just a bit-player in the drama that is my disintegrating brain. This isn't the worst it's been and I know it will come … Continue reading Getting The Hang Of This
How's your date life? Lacking in excitement? Last on the list after 'use a night cream consistently' and 'do more crafty-type-stuff with the kids'? If you're not nodding enthusiastically, frankly, I don't want to hear from you. You will only make me feel inadequate and elderly and my husband may want to swap us. Or, … Continue reading As Long As We’re Out, Together
I feel it's safe to say that April is a good month. One of those months that's, you know, popular. You can't help but like that it's starting to get warm and Spring can officially be felt - but it's not quite Summer, so there's a lot of excited anticipation going on without any of … Continue reading Good Times Happen In April
I heard a letter being read aloud on the radio. It was from a listener, a stay-at-home father of two, who had recently been told by his wife that she wanted a marriage separation. Between the politely penned lines you could sense the terror this man is going through. He noted how he had given … Continue reading How Can You Legislate For Love Lost?
What used to be frequent occurrences and a mere addition to an already teeming social calendar, are fast becoming infrequent treats which guarantee some child-free, stylish, adult fun with your other half. And fun is important! The baby years are busy and all-consuming but they are fleeting and when the chicks fly the coup, I … Continue reading Common Goals, Differing Approaches