Home away from home this year in the tranquil Scragg Farm Cottage We’re not a family that takes holidays abroad, for various reasons. However, this year we had planned on going away. Following much discussion with the children, we decided we would go to the UK in September. This is a big year for us.… Continue reading Old Scragg Farm Cottage
Our children are little heroes. Their lives have been turned upside down overnight. They miss school, their friends and, for some, the routine. With that comes frustration and anxiety. Some days they don’t know what to do with themselves. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has days where its a request for snacks… Continue reading I’m Bored!
It’s completely natural if our children are feeling scared or worried at the moment. They finished school on March 12th, expecting to be going back again soon. Instead, we have had to tell them that they won’t be going back to school for the rest of this academic year. Their life as they know it… Continue reading Helping Our Children Cope
THIS IS FIVE The elusive ‘they’ say that time flies. The days are long, the years are short, so on and so forth. It pains me to say it, but ‘they’ are right. The last five years have slipped by in a heartbeat. He won’t let me refer to him as my baby anymore. Two… Continue reading This Is Five
2000 – There was much hype around the year 2000, it was of course the Millennium year so it was an exciting time, the turn of the century, the dawning of a new era. A slice of life in 2000….. Bertie Ahern was Taoiseach. We were buying in pounds and pence. In fact, you could go… Continue reading 17