Childhood cancer, Parenting

On Mother’s Day

This morning I woke up early. My living is room is quiet and calm, everyone is still asleep. Elliot got up in the middle of the night and came into our bed, he’s still lying there in the middle, sound asleep, leaving Martin roughly 5 centimetres of bed to sleep on and 2 centimetres of… Continue reading On Mother’s Day

Childhood cancer, Parenting

Meaning

Lately, a few friends of mine have mentioned that they are feeling down. Life sometimes takes a strange, unexpected turn, and you are thrown off balance, wondering what you did to deserve this. It doesn't help that it's grey and raining out, every day for the last week has been hidden from the sun. All… Continue reading Meaning

Funny moments, Parenting

Words of Wisdom

  Ok guys. (And girls. Oh who am I kidding, mostly girls.). It’s time to talk about something serious for once. Something tragic and heart-wrenching and life-altering and emotionally exhausting and physically overwhelming. I am talking, of course, about the very sensitive subject of… parenting teenagers. (What?? What did you think I was going to… Continue reading Words of Wisdom