Tag Archives: Parenting

Our Changing Seasons

The changing seasons of my children’s lives Throwing and catching, she improves before my eyes Then rubbing together gingerbread, her application a surprise He seeks out phonics and connects them into words Three letters, four letters, decoding as he learns. … Continue reading

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School Run

School run Is no fun Crying child Try to be mild In the car Getting later So many people Do nothing to cater Me first You wait Milling around at the gate Daughter searching For her pals Sees them Runs … Continue reading

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Concentrating on boiling a ham on the hob yesterday, I was reminded of a key aspect of ‘flow’ – immersion. ‘Flow’ is ceasing to be self-conscious or unduly conscious of others and becoming thoroughly immersed in the task or activity. … Continue reading

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Cross Stitches

I’ve subscribed to Montaigne’s Essais on dailylit.com which breaks him up into comparatively bitesized chunks. Still the discovery that there are 426 daily episodes to look forward to sometimes feels a long haul. I’m up to episode 62. Some days … Continue reading

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