Just because

This morning after walking my son half-way to school I did some shopping and decided to treat myself. Just because. Just because I never give myself enough credit for the huge challenges I face. Just because it’s been a tough two weeks and it’s been a roller coaster of emotions. Just because I deserve to…

Painful Realisations

As my son grows older and more independent, I’m struck by the painful realisation that the world out there isn’t always kind. In fact, it is very often not. A lesson I don’t want him to learn, yet he has to and he will. I find so much kindness here, on this blog, from people…

I’m supposed to be here

I need to keep reminding myself that the place, this very place and point in time, is where I was always meant to be. It’s not an accident. My son has just started high school and it’s been an incredibly emotional journey for us both. He holds all his feelings in and then, in the…