My husband is a genius. In times of trouble and strife, he is always there to pick me up. Well after twenty years together you would hope so. Take this morning for example. I woke early with my eldest daughter who fled the nest yesterday, weighing heavily on my mind. No moping in bed for … More Men do not improve with age.
We all try to teach our children about fairness, and being good sports. However I have found that in most cases, children seen to naturally have these qualities, so perhaps it is us adults who corrupt them. The first time I pondered if this were the case, was a few years ago. I was teaching … More A Lesson Learned From An Eight Year Old!
It is a well known fact that as our children get older, they become increasingly embarrassed by their parents. Our clothes, hair and fashion sense, are never up to scratch. I only have to open my mouth in front of their friends, and I hear “mom stop”. Let us not even mention our amazing dancing, … More Ground Please Swallow Me Up.
It is just over a week since I executed put down, our pet dog of sixteen years. I didn’t actually inject the lethal dose, but I did put her on a leash, and lead her to her executor. Since then I must admit, I miss her greatly. There is no welcoming bark when I return … More Everlasting grief!
You told me you liked me. Delighted and easily pleased, I believed you. Wordpress sent me an email, assuring me you thought my post was awesome, I was happy. You even followed me! But who were you? Why would you care about my little blog? I went and checked you out. Spending time on your … More To The One Who Said He Liked Me.
Just sharing a story which might make you smile. When I was in my twenties, I went abroad with some friends. One of them was flying for the first time, and he was naturally very excited. He and his brother were put sitting together. His brother was a seasoned traveller. Airplanes no longer impressed him. … More First Time Flyer.
When my eldest child was twelve years old, we had a busy house with three younger siblings, and two more girls we minded by day. I began to feel my eldest was missing out on time with me. It was impractical to plan for special days out together, as I would probably not follow through. … More “Girls Night”
This morning my son stood before me, towering above me, and just for a moment I saw him as others do. A tall, sallow, boy of eighteen, almost a man, with a mop of brown hair and a huge smile. I rarely see this boy. When I look at him I see a happy, smiling … More I Am Free.
I love to read posts as they are posted. I love the variety. Recently on one site, I am so sorry I do not know which one, there was a post which caught my eye. “10 ways you know you are good in bed” Well I respectfully suggest that anyone who has 10 ways is … More Are You Good In Bed?
Anyone who read yesterdays blog, will know we had a very sad day. Our dog has gone to chase rabbits, on that farm in the sky. After all the upset and drama, we are now left quiet and a bit empty. My youngest daughter is devastated, my husband marginally upset. But it has got me … More I Do Not Feel Your Grief!