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Don’t tell them they are stupid

Have you ever listened to the voice inside your head that tells you that you cannot do something, you’re not good enough, you don’t deserve it or you can’t do that?  You know that little voice of doubt and self-criticism that loves to give you endless reasons why...

Some Days ……..

Ask any solo parent to sum up single parenting in one word and they will probably use the words relentless, non-stop or demanding!  There is always another job to do, another chore to be completed and for many it can be challenging to enjoy a rest or take time out to...

It’s time for School!

Starting school is a significant occasion and now my little guy has turned 5 the daily school run is quickly becoming part of our normal routine.  The craziness of kids and parents rushing to one spot for a specific time is chaotic when first experienced and reminded...

Let Them Go

Recently I taught my little guy how to jump off a swing and I was so proud of his bravery that I filmed it and shared it on social media.  This post was received with mixed comments by other which ranged from wow you are a super mumma to oh my gosh this is dangerous,...

If I can – you can

Sometimes I reflect on where I am in my life and question whether or not I could have done things differently to ensure I didn’t end up as a single mother and every time the answer comes back that I had to go through the experiences I did to become the person I am...

If I dont …….. who does?

I am often told that people admire me for all that I do to create a life for my son and yes sometimes it is relentless and hard.  I’m the one who has to ensure that he is looked after on all levels.  I am the one who works hard to ensure he has a comfortable home with...