On Marriage Separation

On Tuesday 7 March, three days before I was to celebrate three years of continuous sobriety, my world as I knew it changed. After a day of crisis talks, the husband and I decided that separation was now our only chance to potentially salvage our marriage. So on our return from swimming, the husband sat Cheeky Chap down and told him that he was going to live somewhere else, maybe for a little while, maybe forever. He explained that mummy… Continue Reading “On Marriage Separation”

Paris – the city of love?

Today I have a guest post from Frida over at Montessori Mind. Frida is a Swedish nanny working in Paris while also studying Montessori teacher┬átraining. She blogs over at Montessori Mind. I’ve been working in Paris for about 3 years, as a nanny. I love to surround myself with children, I could quite confidently say that it’s my one, true, great passion! So why do it here? In Paris? I have to admit I’m not a big city girl. My… Continue Reading “Paris – the city of love?”

Romance and Valentines

The husband and I met when I was 21 and so have been together for pretty much my entire adult life. He is my best friend, confidant and the person I most trust in the world. I realise now that he how naive and immature I was at 21 so he has basically watch me grow up and he knows me better than anyone. He knows how to make me laugh, that sometimes I just need a hug and occasionally… Continue Reading “Romance and Valentines”

Word of the Week- Love

It’s been a tough week for me. Nothing is actually wrong and I am generally quite content. However, despite the gorgeous blue skies and sunshine, it won’t have escaped your notice that the temperature has dropped rather suddenly. I am all for cosy nights in and beautiful knitwear. Snuggling up on the sofa in front of the fire with a mug of hot chocolate and a good book or making my Christmas wish list brings a smile to my face.… Continue Reading “Word of the Week- Love”