Widow Makes a Gushing Post About The Importance of FRIENDSHIP

My life right now would be nothing without my friends. My friends are the PVA keeping me from slowly peeling off and being thrown away like the oh so precious but essentially useless stuff my kid makes at school. They keep me in one piece – between them they save me from this lone parenting […]

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5 Things to Do on Valentine's Day as a Widow or Widower

This morning I dropped my youngest at school and trotted away slowly becoming more and more aware as I passed a trickle of boutique shops of a familiar recurring theme – that bastion of awkwardness, that yearly problematic device. OH GOD YES! VALENTINES DAY. Now I am one of those who appreciates Valentine’s Day if […]

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Widowed Parent Dating

So I’ve titled this post “dating” because some of you may want to go through the dating process again and may wish to read my two pennies worth of opinion on it. I personally can’t see myself ever properly dating as a past time now, but I would love to meet someone new I find […]

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The Widowed Parent School Run

What does your school run look like? Mine begins at six thirty am every single flippin day even on days when no school run is required. It’s usually quiet whilst “mum drinks the coffee”, (oh, those first twenty minutes of calm and solitude!), and then crescendos a bit when my teenager stumbles out of bed […]

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