When hope isn’t enough. – broke-single-dad – Single Dad, Parents Article

Something’s going on and I’m not sure what. About two months ago (maybe more) my body started to feel differently. When I say my body, I mean my chest. When I say my chest, I mean, the area where my heart is. I really couldn’t think of a better way to write that.. In the tail end of the last year, things started to really ramp up in both my personal and professional life. I changed roles in my workplace…

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

Feels more like Frank Herberts Dune than Yorkshire today. We are a week away from our countries latest election. I don’t know why we bother having a vote as the media are all screaming at the public to vote for Boris Johnson. A pack of media hounds trying to rip to shreds the Opposition Leaders. Yet the hardest scrutiny Johnson has faced seems to have been how he makes a cream scone. Strangely no mention of the lies, the alleged…

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The Right Questions – Foster Parents Article

I recently attended a medical check up with my husband (I’ll just pause here for a moment to relish the use of that word!). He was updating his nurse about a symptom which he described using a layman’s term that I thought was pretty descriptive, as well as accurate. Nonetheless, the nurse asked numerous questions about his symptom and, in the end, determined that the word he had used was quite wrong, and it was actually something else entirely. This…

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Structural Integrity – Foster Parents Article

Birdy spent a couple of days in hospital recently. It’s not the first time this has happened and these days we tend to be better prepared, so, before I loaded everyone in the car at 5 am, I threw a few things into a bag – whatever drinks and snacks I could grab from the cupboard, the kids’ tablets and chargers, all the spare change I had. I also made a large instant coffee in an insulated mug and brought…

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