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Friday Focus 05/02/21 – Manageable

Things have felt more manageable this week. Changing things around with schoolwork and getting the more difficult ones out of the way first is working well. Thomas having a nap…

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Friday Focus 29/01/21 – Struggle

This week has been a struggle. The days feel both too long and too short. Too long because it feels like we’re wading through treacle most of the time; and…

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Friday Focus 22/01/21 – Slog

This week has been a bit of a slog to be honest. One of those weeks where it’s just felt all too much. When my patience is running thin, little…

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Friday Focus 15/01/21 – Milestone

We’ve had a milestone moment with Thomas this week as he’s moved from a cot into a toddler bed. We hadn’t intended to convert the cot to a bed just…

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Friday Focus 08/01/21 – Lockdown

We’re back in lockdown again and back to home-schooling for Sophie. I was very thankful that we had an inset day on Monday – although I’d already made the decision…

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#366daysofgratitude 2020 – Week 51 and 52

Happy New Year! 2020 was my fifth year taking part in a daily gratitude challenge. Finding one little thing to be thankful for each day has now become part of…

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#366daysofgratitude 2020 – Week 50

At the start of 2016, inspired by a friend, I started a daily gratitude challenge – posting one thing that I was thankful for each day on Instagram. I enjoyed…

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Friday Focus 18/12/20 – Overstretched

I’m currently at that point in the festive season where the to-do list looks overwhelming, there don’t appear to be quite enough hours available in the day and I’m feeling…

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#366daysofgratitude 2020 – Week 49

At the start of 2016, inspired by a friend, I started a daily gratitude challenge – posting one thing that I was thankful for each day on Instagram. I enjoyed…

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#366daysofgratitude 2020 – Week 48

At the start of 2016, inspired by a friend, I started a daily gratitude challenge – posting one thing that I was thankful for each day on Instagram. I enjoyed…