Teenage stress.

Why is it so hard to communicate with teenagers. It seems that the more vocabulary they learn, the less they actually use! And when the attitude kicks in, that’s when you’re trouble! I understand that times have evolved and this generation of young adults has a lot more stress than most of us did growing…

Hold my hand

Hold my hand my child I’ll help to guide your way. I’ll teach you to laugh, to walk, to talk I’ll even show you how to play.   Hold my hand and my child I’ll lead you down the trail. I’ll teach you to read, to write, to organise To recover from times when you…

Another recreational drug!

For the last few months I have been noticing tiny, little chrome bottles on the streets. I just presumed they were some sort of new trend kids had taken up. This morning when I left the house to walk the dog, I found this on the corner of my road – Still not sure what…

I imagine a world

I imagine a world, such a beautiful place With colourful flowers, shrubs and trees. The animals lazily grazing around A gentle whisper of a breeze.   I imagine a world, such a beautiful place Children playing while they laugh and sing. A playground full of amazing adventures Toddlers being pushed on a swing.   I…

Ofsted – A parent’s perspective

Having worked in the Education sector, I know how important a school’s Ofsted report is. But lets look at it from a parent’s perspective? As a parent we face numerous tough decisions. One of these is where to send your kids to school. I actually uprooted my family and moved to a different borough just to…

It’s my choice!

I’m an adult. I’ve made my own choices. Some good and, I must admit, some bad. But don’t we learn from our mistakes? Shouldn’t we try to live how we want to live and not how we are expected to, as long as we’re not causing any harm. I was never career focused so to…

A dream is just a dream

A dream is just a dream until it becomes an action. An action is just an action until it becomes a beating heart. A heart is just a heart until it becomes a baby. A baby is just a baby until it becomes a child. A child is just a child until it becomes a…

If only life had stayed simple.

Growing up I didn’t really have any ambitions, no set career path, no goals, I was just strolling through life happily. Truthfully the only thing I was looking forward to was falling in love and being a mum. And so I drifted though school and college, then signed up with an agency and enjoyed the…