Penny Alexander, Parent Shaped, wrote a very thought provoking post.
Beth, Twinderelmo, wrote a hilariously accurate post on the signs your almost 30
And Janelle, Renegade Mothering, came up with the Friendship Manifesto, something all mamas need!
As much as I adore being a mama to my two crazy kids, there are times when I’ve had enough.
Yesterday was once such morning, I’d gone to bed at 5pm the evening before with a stonking headache which was even worse when I awoke to get the kids ready for school. Of course they didn’t care, being more concerned with crust or no crust on their sandwiches, which hat to wear and the all import “do I really need to wear pants to school?” argument.
I’ll be first to admit that depression is no fun, I’ve been honest in just how debilitating it can be. But that doesn’t mean that it’s all bad, you just have to fight your way through the bad to see any kind of good.
Sometimes it isn’t until you are stood on the road to recovery that you can look back with a clear mind and actually see that some good can come from a hellish nightmare.
A few weeks ago we headed to Wilderness Wood, 62 acres of woodland where the Moorish family are ‘creating a ‘school’ of self-reliance where adults and children make what they need to flourish from the resources to hand’, I think I fell in love with the place!
The boys weren’t even out the car and they were all ready itching to go exploring in the woods, they got a little distracted by the most amazing swing and zip line.