Parenting: Will I Always Be One Beat Behind?

It was like being in a cool band where she was the lead guitarist and I was the drummer; Freya brought the melody, excitement and showmanship but I provided the beat for her to follow. I was looking forward to getting back to that over the Christmas holiday – the first proper break she’s had … Continue reading Parenting: Will I Always Be One Beat Behind?

The “24 Month Questionnaire” – a test of her skills…or mine?

Question: When it comes to tests do you? Dislike them intensely. Hate them with every fibre of your being. Feel like you would rather cut off your own arm with a blunt knife than sit one? My answer? None of the above accurately depicts my absolute and utter horror at having to sit exams (and now, … Continue reading The “24 Month Questionnaire” – a test of her skills…or mine?