Last week, I wrote about my attempts not to lapse into an emotional quagmire of the past. In a conscious effort to avoid that, this week I have busied myself in other things. The first of those is a full focus on my own ‘children’. I use that word ‘children’ in its loose sense sinceContinue reading “The Future in Focus”
Monthly Archives: Dec 2021
Aiming for Perfection
Five years ago, when I was just emerging from the ashes of my marriage, I recall a few friends telling me to keep myself occupied. The idea was that being distracted would prevent me from sliding down the slippery slope into the past and into despair. “Easier said than done,” I thought as I silentlyContinue reading “Aiming for Perfection”
Sick of the Sycophant
There are several lessons I have learnt in the last few years since I started life out on my own with my children. All of them have been rude awakenings and the one I want to focus on today is no exception. Despite my best efforts to tell – or rather, show – the worldContinue reading “Sick of the Sycophant”
What can a Mother Teach her Sons?
Well, a lot actually. Firstly, I want to debunk the myth that the gender difference would be a limiting factor. With me being a woman and my sons being, well males obviously, some might think that this lesson will be off to a bad start from the outset. Actually, I think that’s exactly where itsContinue reading “What can a Mother Teach her Sons?”