It’s all about the relationship

Recently I’ve signed up for a couple of online dating sites.  And on these sites I’ve had to answer questions and describe what kind of a partner I would be…   And of course I answered bragging about how I really care and work hard at a relationship, and want to be close to my…

My Mental Health – 12 months post separation

It has been  over 12 months now since I separated from my husband of 7 years.  I won’t go into the details here about the circumstances of our marriage and separation… The question I am asking myself now is: Am I ok? Is my mental health now, better than it was when I was in…

2 simple solutions to problems

Instead of my usual parenting reflections, today I’m going to write about a couple of random ideas I had today, that I think should make life easier for me. 1 -Involve the kids more in cooking (and thus find more time to cook!!) I pride myself in being very frugal.  I’m not an amazing cook…

legal stuff – Part 2

(picking up where I left off yesterday…. ) So we had a billion questions to ask the lawyer, but that would require more money, and we were just feeling lost and overwhelmed.  So we took some time to think (and stress) about about all the different roads we could take and where they may or…

Legal stuff – going round in crazy circles

Well today was an incredibly emotional day, trying to work out legal stuff…  and ….   ah…  this is so hard to explain. For a month or so now, my mum and I have been researching, consulting lawyers (costing us thousands of dollars already), and drafting potential Parenting Consent Orders. The idea behind this is…