TRIGGER WARNING. Dear E, my INVINCIBLE first born. An open letter to my first born daughter ahead of the arrival of my second and third. For years you have begged me for siblings. For so long I honestly felt that it might just always be the two of us. Our solo coast trips, jelly fish … Continue reading Dear E, my INVINCIBLE first born.
INVINCIBLE anxiety. How to talk yourself down when it all gets too much. Anxiety is a bitch, let's be frank. She has ability to make you second guess your entire life's accomplishments for no damn reason. No reason other than it's Tuesday and you've received a few less emails, texts or likes than you did … Continue reading INVINCIBLE anxiety. How to talk yourself down when it all gets too much.
INVINCIBLE 'sad & lonely single parents'. You ain't lonely & I've got you! I ran into a lovely lady whilst cake shopping today. She told me that she has been following my story and how happy she is for me. She then went on to say that it must be so nice for … Continue reading INVINCIBLE ‘sad & lonely single parents’. You ain’t lonely & I’ve got you!
An open letter to the average mums. The ones with piles of unwashed laundry, with kids still in their pjs at 3pm on a Saturday. The mums who make toasted cheese sandwiches for dinner far more often that they should. You're not average, you're fierce and I am you. Any one of my customers who … Continue reading INVINCIBLE ‘average’ mums. You’re not average at all.
Speaking out on Domestic Violence and abuse is very new. For many households it is still not the 'done thing'. A private matter, one best reserved for closed doors and guarded mouths. This is fine provided you are not dissuaded from defending yourself and your right to protection under the law.
TRIGGER WARNING: DV. Tackling the D word (Daddy). The greatest Mother's Day gift of all - A happy, safe and well adjusted kid. Mothers Day has always been a fickle day for me. I have long harboured a great deal of guilt for the horrific emotional and physical abuse my baby both endured and witnessed … Continue reading INVINCIBLE DV: Tackling the D word. (Daddy)
Tricky People. Parenting is quite possibly the most stressful task you will ever undertake. Trying to raise responsible, tolerant, non-sociopathic kids in a society that promotes greed, violence and deceptiveness is pretty damn hard. I am trying to teach E about what I lcall 'tricky people'. The kind of people who don't look like bad … Continue reading How to stand INVINCIBLE against ‘Tricky People’.