Schools Out – The Best and Worst Moments of Our First Year of School

This week marks the end of Frank’s first year of school. And the end of my introduction to being a parent of a school-aged child. It wasn’t how I imagined it would be. This is, of course, due to the fact that his first year happened during a devastating pandemic. But we made it through.Continue reading “Schools Out – The Best and Worst Moments of Our First Year of School”

How the Pandemic Has Made Me a Better Parent

This week marked a whole year since restrictions due to Covid-19 came into effect in the UK. During this time my family has been through three lockdowns, multiple periods of self-isolation, and I was poorly with Covid-19 myself. Through all the worries, illness, uncertainty and challenges, the pandemic has changed the way I parent, andContinue reading “How the Pandemic Has Made Me a Better Parent”