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Great weekend, first day back at care work & update on Joshua issue

First of all, what a brilliant weekend. I was a little uncertain how I was going to feel at my friend’s 40th Birthday & Murder Mystery party. But I needn’t have worried. After a very stressful week last week, worrying about Joshua and generally feeling extremely tired and stressed, I messaged my friend, the one Read More →

Problems at school leaving me tearing my hair out

OK I’m not literally tearing my hair out but I am very worried. Joshua has been getting into trouble at school. It’s always in the playground at break time and he swears he’s not the one starting it. I don’t know whether to believe him or not. We are in discussions with the school as Read More →

A break from work and a long-weekend with the kids

It’s been great having the kids back. Not only did I miss them last week but its also nice not to be working. Care work is bloody hard work and while I love bits of it I’m grateful for the rest (as much as a rest as having 2 kids at home is). It’s been Read More →

Good days and bad days with kids

So, yesterday was a good day, I thought. My parents came over and fitted the new shelving unit that my dad had built for me and my mum helped me tidy up the flat a bit. Then we went to the toy shop as they both had about £3 each and I told them they Read More →

A weekend without tablets

Thought I’d do a little update of how I went with the no-tablet weekend. Friday evening I said the kids could have a “sleep over” in their room. The reason for this was that Joshua had been feeling a bit lonely as Alara has been sleeping in my bed most nights. So I persuaded Alara Read More →