This Complicated Life

Because, when isn't life complicated?

I may stumble but I won’t quit

There are some days/weeks/months in life where you feel you can’t get it right, no matter how hard you try. As I prepare to leave my ‘mid’ 30s and hurtle towards 40 I realise a lot of this is just… Continue Reading →

Just because you’re married

I originally wrote this post nearly a year and a half ago. It had the title ‘is it rape if you’re married?’ Please be aware that this contains sensitive information that may be a trigger for anyone who has suffered… Continue Reading →

Today I was the mother I wanted to be

I challenge anyone to go out and find a mother who does not think she’s failing at something. Does not question some or all parts of her parenting. I’ve been at this parenting gig for a little over 8 years… Continue Reading →

Learning to Talk

This year has taught me a lot. It has taught me to talk….. openly, honestly, deeply. This has been one of the biggest learning periods in my adult life. We all know how to talk. Small talk, chatter etc but… Continue Reading →

Some days you’re the windshield, other days you’re the bug

I think everyone will agree that single parenting is hard. In fact I read a great article on Scary Mommy about it, the difference between solo parenting, where you’re parenting alone because your partner’s away and single parenting where every… Continue Reading →

Not Every Day is Going to be a Good Day

Ugh. I just can’t seem to get my shit together today. The most frustrating part is that I really don’t know why. I think I’m tired, really, really tired. Or maybe I’m just finding life challenging right now. I don’t… Continue Reading →

Friendships following Divorce

This is one of the trickier subjects for me to write about as I naively went into separating from my husband thinking that we would both walk away with the friends we had before our marriage and that would be… Continue Reading →

Dating After Divorce

It’s been 9 months since my ex moved out and 10 months since I ended the marriage. Strictly speaking, we aren’t divorced (yet) but as there is no way on this earth we would get back together, it’s easier to… Continue Reading →

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