Midlife Singlemum: Back To School – Single Mum, Parents Article

Good Bye Summer! Here are my Reasosn 2B Cheerful for this week. The linky is back with Becky on Lakes single Mum. 1 Back to School (Obviously) I’m only writing this because my actual classroom time doesn’t begin until after the upcoming Jewish festivals, They’re late this year so I won’t be wall-to-wall scheduled until the end of October. That said, I am working at home and some hours at college but it’s a whole different ball game when you’re…

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

The rose I bought for my partner just before she left us has sprung into life. Wish she was here to see it. I finally shamed myself into sorting out the garden jungle. Maybe not immaculate but certainly almost passable. Suddenly we have flowers and roses. I had forgotten how many roses we bought before the world changed. I remember the day we finally got our son’s medical diagnosis signed off. It was a bit of a journey to the…

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

Life is a permanent fight for survival. That applies to plants. It applies to humans. It applies to me. It probably applies to you. For me it’s a fight on many fronts Depression Grief Isolation School Government Health Providers Finances Stereotyping Body Tiredness Workload With myself It’s never ending. As much as you try you can never apparently win. Often your best hope is to just keep in the game. Survive another day. But the key is to try and…

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Dear Teacher – Office Mum – Parents Article

Dear Teacher, I’m writing this down because if I try to say it to you in person, I’ll cry (I cry very easily) and I’ll mortify myself and mortify you, and my child will never speak to me again for all the mortification, and with all that going on, I won’t get to say what I really want to say. So, here goes: I want to say that I hope you know you’ve changed a life – or at least, you’ve…

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Dear Teacher – Office Mum – Parents Article

Dear Teacher, I’m writing this down because if I try to say it to you in person, I’ll cry (I cry very easily) and I’ll mortify myself and mortify you, and my child will never speak to me again for all the mortification, and with all that going on, I won’t get to say what I really want to say. So, here goes: I want to say that I hope you know you’ve changed a life – or at least, you’ve…

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Advert: Win a Get Out and Grow Starter Pack for your School – Parenting Twins Article

I’m a huge advocate for getting children outdoors and immersed in nature. That’s why when I heard about Get Out and Grow I knew that I wanted to spread the word! Get Out and Grow is launching an incentive encouraging students to head outside and get planting, growing and learning about where fruit and vegetables come from. When I was growing up we had a huge apple tree in our back garden. My sister and I loved climbing it, but…

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Midlife Singlemum: A Million Views! – Single Mum, Parents Article

This is where we were when I passed a million views.Gan Garoo in the Beit She’an Valley I got stuck in May. Not for want of things to write. I can’t tell you the number of times I sat on the bus mentally composing a blog post on recent events or current affairs. And then I just didn’t. I could blame it on the unseasonably hot weather we’ve had this month. Or a work project that I couldn’t seem to…

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

The world is full of dilemmas and seemingly perplexing questions. Sleep on your back or front Tea or Coffee Is Trump a criminal or political hero To help the injured bird or leave it for the hungry predator Football or Soccer Is Brexit a good thing or stupid Sunsets or Sunrises Tomato Ketchup or Mayonnaise on Fries Captain America or Ironman Toblerone – best chocolate ever or a chocolate designed to do damage to the top of your mouth on…

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A Day In The Life with Four Kids – Parenting Twins Article

It’s been a while since I shared a “day in the life” video with you, but I am so glad I took the time to film one this week. I began creating these types of videos way back when I first started dabbling in YouTube as a way to give you a fly-on-the-wall look into our busy life and how I do things with four kids, including twins. Although our twins aren’t crawling around and in diapers like when I…

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Thank You For Helping Me Grow Teacher Gift – Single Mum, Parents Article

As someone that’s been in education I know how appreciative teachers are of being recognized. That was why at the end of Nick’s kindergarten year I created this thank you for helping me grow teacher gift printable to attach to a flower for Nick to give to all of his teachers on the last day of school. Thank You For Helping Me Grow Teacher Gift Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.…

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