Tag Archives: stay at home parent

What did you most want at thirteen?

For me it wasn’t bigger breasts or Boots17 latest or even a boyfriend. I mean I sort of did want a boyfriend but only in the abstract. I probably did long to be the kind of girl who knew how to get, and then what to do with a boyfriend, but since I wasn’t, I […]






Posted on 27 March 2013
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls, Coming of age
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They’re not with us for long…

Often at this time of year I am struck by how fast my children are growing up. I think back to a year ago and remember how the presents were for a year-younger; what they wore, what they wanted to do, what they placed on and under the tree – all a year-younger. I marvel […]






Posted on 30 December 2011
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls, Coming of age
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