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In no time I was living with Jared and everything was coming together. We even decided that we wanted to get married and were engaged within a month of our first date. 736 more words

Online Dating

my pirate hook hand

Last summer, I met a guy I’ll call Sam at the coffee shop where he worked. He looked like Mr. Bean, but in a really attractive way, if you can imagine that. 1,065 more words

Single Mom

Re-defining "Maternity Leave"

Being a single mum, I’m also the sole income earner for my new little family. The bread winner. The provider. And as the owner of a growing business I can say that my “maternity leave” is very different to the norm. 395 more words

Let me begin .....

I started this blog as a therapy for myself but if anybody gets help or comfort from this then even better. I am at a place in my life where I thought things would be simple…easier…more settled, when in reality they are worse than I could have imagined and getting worse…my life feels chaotic and stressful and it is so difficult to keep a hold  of everything and lead a happy life. 555 more words

Challenging Behaviour

The More Things Change, The More Things Stay The Same

Recently, I reconnected with someone from many years ago who was a very significant part of my life.  We reminisced and talked for hours upon hours about the dreams and experiences we had back then.  223 more words


How technology can make better fathers

My father was physically away more than he was around.  Given our globalized economy (in fact, last year business travel was predicted to increase as the global economy improved), there’s no indication that traveling for work will slow in our increasingly connected world. 500 more words