Category: Frienships

Only One Week Till Christmas

Only a week till Christmas and I hope you’ve nearly finalised all your arrangements. We can plan, prepare and think we have everything in place ready for a great season of good will to all men. I just wanted to share something with you. I am like any other Mother, looking forward to having my …

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Happy International Day Of Happiness

Happy International Day Of Happiness Happiness comes in different guises for different people. Some are able to show it more easily then others, but the important point is knowing that we are happy within ourselves. My son told me a little story this morning. On Saturday when he was out driving he saw a male …

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Find The Right Combination To Being Your Own Best Friend

Find The Right Combination To Being Your Own Best Friend • 1st February – Friendship Day • 14th February – Valentine’s Day February is the month of friendship and love but how can you find long lasting relationships if you can’t be you own best friend? Relationships are formed in many different ways, for many …

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Happiness

  Happiness is an important part of how we can manage our life to be more fulfilled and successful in achieving our desires.  Unfortunately when you are ‘just’, busy getting on, there is always someone who is going to say; “Cheer up, it might never happen.” Or “You ought to smile more.” What some people …

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What’s Wrong With Hugs And Kisses

What’s Wrong With Hugs And Kisses As a mother of 19 years, I can say with confidence I have been through a full range of feelings and emotions; times of great joy, heartache, concern and not knowing which way to turn.  I also feel I have been very lucky that my children have never turned …

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A Mother’s 18 ½ Year Reign

A Mother’s 18 ½ Year Reign Looking back over my 18 ½ year mothering reign, I have fantastic memories.  Like most parents of these ‘First Times’ experiences fill you with wonder, pride and some of the most frightening times of your life.  These times all start during pregnancy, so I apologies to all you fathers …

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Waterproof Jackets aren’t as Waterproof as you Think.

Waterproof Jackets aren’t as Waterproof as you Think. No.1 Son and I had been planning our day out for weeks.  It was the first day of his half term holidays.  I would take the day off work and we would take a picnic with us and make the most of it. One of the joys …

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My Thoughts onTrust

My Thoughts on Trust I haven’t really thought too much about the meaning of trust until it came up in a class I was teaching recently.  Some of the learners where stating: “You can’t trust anyone.” “They will bleed you dry of your ideas, then use them for themselves.” “They don’t really want to help …

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Floods and High Tidal Waters

Floods and High Tidal Waters If you have been following the ‘Top 10 Tips on How to Survive the Uni. Tour With Your Daughter’ then you will probably be at the same stage as we are in our household with UCAS applications in, offers being given, interviews and decisions on which offers to accept. If …

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Top 10 Tips on How to Survive the Uni. Tour With Your Daughter.

Top 10 Tips on How to Survive the Uni. Tour With Your Daughter.   Forget the tennis, golf or Tour de France, touring the Universities ready for your daughter’s UCAS application can be far more gruelling and stressful.  You will have already waded through a metre high pile of prospectuses,  played your part in destroying …

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The World’s Luckiest Mother.

The World’s Luckiest Mother. A week or so before Mother’s Day my No.1 Daughter asked me what I wanted for Mother’s Day.  My eyes lit up.  This was obviously my chance to ask for all my dreams; the expensive handbag, the holiday in the Bahamas I’ve been wanting for years.  BUT, alas perhaps this is …

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Pets Are For Life Not Just For Christmas.

Pets Are For Life Not Just For Christmas For those of you who aren’t animal lovers it must be hard to understand the complexities of love and contentment people get from their pets. As a child I was never allowed a dog but I was allowed hamsters and rabbits.  However, I think that was mainly …

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