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Bouncing – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Blue sky… That was a few days back. These roses are about 14 feet high. Yes the hedge needs some attention when the birds finally fledge. So how do I take a photo of high up roses. Being one half inch above average height rather limits my reaching capacity. Can’t use the ladders. They are loaned out to someone for a few days. That was just before a pesky pandemic broke out. So might see them again in 2021. So…

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Leave it – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

When we first moved into our home, my sister bought us two plants as house warming presents. 18 years later they are still going strong. The red one doesn’t flower for long but it’s just springing into life. It’s quite amazing that after 18 years both plants are still going strong. I don’t have a great track record with plants. I remember my partner for a joke buying me a plant which was described as – the worlds most resilient….will…

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Practicing Mindfulness and Good Mental Health by The Twinkle Diaries – Parenting Twins Article

What does practicing mindfulness mean to you? Do you do it? Or is it something that you’ve never given much thought to. I definitely used to be in the latter category.   But at times like these, it’s so easy to feel bogged down by everything.  The state of the world is chaotic. And — as a result — we’re all trying to do a million and one different jobs at the same time. Work, home schooling, housework, cooking, cleaning. Too…

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Time – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

TIME is a funny thing. Walked past here on Friday and hardly any of the white flowers had emerged. 72 hours later after a yucky cold, dark and damp weekend – any hey presto it’s a sea of white. I remember someone very clever saying that TIME operates at different rates for different people. Thinking about it – that clever person might have been Dr Who. When I was a kid I loved Dr Who. I so wanted to be…

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Diabolical Rantings of a Single Dad: Valentine’s Day Grievances – Single Dad, Parents Article

Every year as Valentine’s Day looms closer and closer, you begin seeing the posts on social media. People who finally determined it was unlikely enough for them to have a Valentine’s Day date, that they become brave enough to let the world know how much they loathe the day. It’s hilarious to me how much it bothers some people when I say that I hate Valentine’s Day. Almost without fail, if I make a comment about hating it, I begin…

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