Tag Archives: working mother or housewife

All We Have is Now

I am feeling a lot of emotion at the moment. You might have seen my previous blog post about the importance of precious memories, and perhaps you have followed my posts during the past few weeks as I experienced grief, … Continue reading

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Tall, Old Trees: a Lesson in Patience

Last week my husband and I had a whole twenty-four hours together, child free. It was amazing! Thank you, Mum, for taking our little darlings off our hands for a few days. We still had the dog, but he was … Continue reading

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Time to be Me

Today I can be me. Today I can step away from Mother and Wife, and I can be Catherine. Who is she? Who am I? A woman. A writer. A wife and mother. Someone who is still trying to find … Continue reading

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A Reiki Healing Crisis

I am currently experiencing a healing crisis. This happened following my work with reiki energy healing, and the guidance of my teacher and my fellow students. The crisis is very personal, and it basically came about because I had a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Maternity Leavers by Soozi Baggs

I recently received a copy of Maternity Leavers from the author with a request to read and review it. This book would have been very useful to me about six years ago, when I was pregnant with my first child … Continue reading

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Time for Tea at the Tree of Imagination

Earlier this week I enjoyed an afternoon in the company of friends as we visited a newly discovered local attraction: The Tree of Imagination. It is situated in the village of Lower Peover, near to Knutsford in Cheshire, which is … Continue reading

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Why My Husband Won’t Take Holidays

The end of summer is upon us. Tomorrow, our eldest daughter returns to school, later in the week our younger daughter will return to preschool, and I can return to some form of regularity with my work. As a freelance … Continue reading

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Get Back Behind that Sink and Nurture Your Children!

I have just listened to the BBC 5 Live radio phone-in regarding the issue around taking your children into work. This has been raised after Scottish MP Kirsty Blackman took her children to a Westminster committee hearing, apparently unable to … Continue reading

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The Emotional Journey of Parenting through School

My eldest daughter has just about completed her first year at primary school. In September she will officially be in Year 1, and all of a sudden I realise what a monumental occasion this is. I mean, her reception year … Continue reading

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My Spiritual Journey: Guidance from the Dragonfly

This time of year is proving to be one of heightened emotional stress and upheaval, as I navigate the highs and lows of sending my children to school. My eldest daughter has almost completed her first year at primary school, … Continue reading

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