new year

New Year, New Job? Become a Foster Carer in 2020 – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 6th January 2020 by Beth Owen New Year, New Job? The turn of the new year makes us all assess ourselves and our lives. It’s the busiest time for gyms up and down the country, with people joining hoping to get fitter in the new year. When we all get our healthy shops in, hoping to eat better. It’s also the most popular time for companies to hire new recruits, and for people to leave their jobs for…

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How to Find Your Focus for 2020 – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

If you’re anything like me, your heart may be engrossed in all things holiday right now but your mind is thinking about the new year. I tend to be pretty goal driven and if you’ve been around for awhile then you know that anything new- a season, a birth year, a school year and sometimes even a new month gets my wheels spinning and my goal setting goes into overdrive.  Even if you aren’t a box checker or a goal…

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Midlife Singlemum: Yom Kippur In Israel – Single Mum, Parents Article

May all your roads to happiness be clear. (Acre, August 2019) I’ve been AWOL on the blog due to traveling and then having to catch up with real life, and a bit of apathy tbh. I keep composing great blog posts in my head and never getting round to typing them  up and publishing. Oh well. This is how it goes in Israel… July and August are the long summer break for schools, and then when you get back to…

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Midlife Singlemum: Happy New Year Trees! – Single Mum, Parents Article

I think they should have closed the schools! Remember this? Whether the weather be hot, Or whether the weather be not,We’ll weather the weather, Whatever the weather.Whether we like it or not. Reasons 2B Cheerful for this week are almost all weather related. I’m joining the R2BC linky over at Becky’s Lakes Single Mum. 1. It’s my Eight Year Blogiversary. 19/1/2011 was the first the blog post. That’s it really, who knew that eight years later I’d still be at it. 2.…

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2019: How Will You Ring In The Year? – Single Mum, Parents Article

It is almost the end of 2018 and I don’t know about you but I am ready to kick last year to the curb and welcome in 2019! Last year seemed to be the most BLAH year I have experienced thus far. Now, it may be due to the political BS that has been going on ALL YEAR LONG. It could be my struggles with depression. It could be any number of things. Whatever the cause, I know that I…

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2018 Review – What Happened This Year – Single Mum, Parents Article

It’s the last day of 2018. It’s hard to believe. Everyone says that. “I can’t believe how quickly this year is going!” “The year’s almost over, and I haven’t even …(fill in the blank)!” But it really IS true. It feels like time goes by quicker each year. I don’t know why that is, and I know there are the same number of days each year, but it sure FEELS like it goes quicker. So here is a quick review…

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Richer, Thinner, & Healthier WITHOUT New Year’s Resolutions – Single Dad, Parents Article

I’ve never been one for New Year’s Resolutions. Frankly, I’ve really tried to live and make decisions consistently during the entire year. Still, there is no better time than the present to, well, make a clean start . . . even if it happens to be the start of a new year. Here are a few ideas for anyone from the most die-hard New Year’s Resolutionary to just a guy who wants to make his personal, professional, and/or financial life…

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New Year, New Opportunities – Parenting Twins Article

I have never been a big fan of new year’s resolutions. They’ve always put a lot of extra pressure on me at a time when I really need to chill out after the madness of the holidays. Then, when life with a husband and three kids and freelance work inevitably gets in the way of sticking to my resolutions, I end up feeling like a complete failure and falling into a depression. So instead of making big resolutions that are…

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New Year, New Opportunities – Parenting Twins Article

I have never been a big fan of new year’s resolutions. They’ve always put a lot of extra pressure on me at a time when I really need to chill out after the madness of the holidays. Then, when life with a husband and three kids and freelance work inevitably gets in the way of sticking to my resolutions, I end up feeling like a complete failure and falling into a depression. So instead of making big resolutions that are…

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