Ho, ho, ho. Not. Christmas is coming. It’s bloody well almost round the mountain, about to ‘sleigh’ my brain all over again. The annual dread of the ‘big day’. Memories, triggers, confusing feelings, remorse and more. Sound familiar? Heavens above, you are not alone!
Sometimes you just gotta make a bloody list. I wish it were as fun as a splash out up in London or an online unlimited spend with Toast… ho hum. Nope, this is me trying to make a list of how to get back on track, to get my mind re-focused.
What do you other mums or dads feel like when you’ve been at home caring full time for your little ones and then SUDDENLY they’re both at school and you’re LOST? How can I find my drive and proactive energy to get through the hours I’m apart from them? I have always had all-consuming and demanding careers until I became a stay at home mummy 4 years ago.
It’s World Mental Health Day today and I’m happy to say I’ve been bowled over this week. Bowled over by the kindness, understanding and support of my little 4yo boy’s state infant school SEN (Special Educational Needs) service. It’s glorious to be able to post about a happy event filled with hope and possibility.