Little Thoughts, Little Thoughts on Family Life

Preparing to be Prepared

So, yesterday I packed our eldest off to school, not just for a normal Friday, but to spend most of her day at the school that, all being well, she'll be attending from September. You know the one I mean, where you go when you're too old for Primary? Now, I was well warned that… Continue reading Preparing to be Prepared

Little Thoughts, Little Thoughts on Family Life

A Journey of Discovery

The kids are running circles around me. Not in some metaphorical parent/child angst kind of way, but in a literal I'm sitting at the table with my coffee (decaf. Why you ask? Quite frankly, I don't quite know either!) and, they are chasing each other around the table and, therefore, me! Those ideas of chilled,… Continue reading A Journey of Discovery

Little Thoughts, Little Thoughts on Family Life

Fighting Fear

As I turned and walked away, the smile I had been so forcefully wearing started to fade and my heavy heart took control of my facial expressions once more. Feelings of guilt and regret, failure and hopelessness, confusion and fear danced in my heart. Time we'd never get back. A time now passed, never to… Continue reading Fighting Fear