Keeping busy but not overwhelmed

As predicted, this month has been kind of full-on with various work and family commitments. There have been lots of great moments but no time to blog about them! This time of year can start to feel pretty overwhelming. I find it helpful to remind myself that if I manage one or two extra tasks…

Grief support for kids

The alternative title to this post is ‘Mummy is great :)’ at least that’s what I found somebody had typed here when I got back to my desk just now. And it’s actually not too unrelated to what I was going to write about… I’ve got into the habit on Wednesdays of sharing a link…

Hello November

Just like that, my favourite month was gone in a flash! Never mind, November always starts on a high note with the feasts of All Saints and all Souls. If I can try to hold onto the vibe of these two days I can do no better, really. Every year there are a few more…

Baby and a cappuccino

I didn’t write here yesterday, but I blogged three times a week this month and don’t want to break the streak right at the end! It was a good week. The kids settled back into regular school after the lockdown, although they didn’t love commuting by bus again. My husband or I drove them to…