Clever Kids and Stupid Parents

Have you ever had the misfortune of overhearing a conversation which makes your blood boil? It’s hard when you’re not part of it and can’t say your piece. You just have to sit there in a state of pure irritation, tapping your foot, clenching your fists or in my case, as I did just now, […]

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Depression Is

Different for different people. But commonly: Knowing that you smell like a thousand obeseย men in a sauna, but still struggling to find the motivation to choose a bathย over a couch. Eating like you’ve been on hunger strike for a month and junk food is a sudden new novelty that you simply must over-indulge in. 7 […]

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Attitudes to Mental Health Problems

I’ve been advised not to broadcast this, so I wasn’t going to. But then I got thinking, and then I got pissed off. If people feel like they have to hide mental health problems, like it’s shameful to admit to having one, then we’re never going to get past the stigma attached to it and […]

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Our Week

Just a short post so this stays updated! Me and Eris are now back to normality after our week off college and school. To be able to go out and do things without worrying about an assignment that’s due in the next day, or a uniform I’m going to have to iron when I get […]

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My Daughter’s Behaviour and the Food Experiment

E is almost 5 and has always been a bundle of energy. She doesn’t know how to walk. She runs everywhere. When she’s really not allowed to run, she climbs. Or hangs upside down from furniture, laughing, like a giddy little bat. She has three imaginary friends, so there’s no such thing as quiet time […]

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The Perfect Mothers

Mostย weekdays I come back from the school run with a major inferiority complex and the same feelings of envy and irritation. I don’t seem to have mastered motherhood in the same way as a lot of women. Our average morning: I try to wake up my 4 year old daughter for ten minutes, who seems […]

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Introduction

In my experience… she says like she’s some blogging expert when really she’s never reached more than 3 followers, first posts are always the most difficult to write, but I don’t feel like I can just start talking without some kind of introduction. So, This is going to be a place where I share my […]

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