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Depression, car crashes and a whole heap of poo!

Just before christmas, I wrote a post explaining why I had been away so long, and promised to be back later in the week. well… as you can see from my lack of blog postings that promise went unkept.   However, since that blog post, my life seems to have taken a downward spiral. My… Continue reading Depression, car crashes and a whole heap of poo!

Books

What book am I reading now?

As a kid, I used to love to read books by anybody and everybody. My favourite was the books by Enid Blighton and especially ‘The Enchanted Wood’ and yes, now I’m an adult the very idea of calling two characters ‘Dick’ and ‘Fanny’ and then the golliwogs who I think appeared in one of the… Continue reading What book am I reading now?

Parenting

Free-range parenting

I saw part of ‘This Morning’ on Tuesday, where they were interviewing two ladies about free-range parenting. If you don’t know ‘Free-range parenting’ is basically allowing children to have a bigger rein over their own autonmy and emphises children’s independence. Something I am all for. However! the one lady interviewed lives in a rural area… Continue reading Free-range parenting

Kids · Parenting

Our afternoon out at Sandwell Valley Country Park

Yesterday, despite the cold weather and the lack of sunshine me and the Mr decided to take the youngest out to Sandwell Valley Country park.  We actually went for a walk and for some lunch however this is not the only thing that you can do here. The weather was dry but Oh So Cold!… Continue reading Our afternoon out at Sandwell Valley Country Park