My son and I are trying to make the most of this challenging time. We've set up a YouTube channel full of inspiration for parents at home needing to educate their children. Please take a look and if it's useful please like, share and subscribe. https://youtu.be/i-0te3i8dPw
I'm getting excited again!!!! But first to fill you in on the events of recent months because once again, its been a while. I won't apologise, life sometimes just gets in the way. On the surface of it, I guess things would look pretty boring really. Work continues to get busier and busier and I am … Continue reading Give yourself time
I've been typing away for a few hours and thought that before I get into it too deeply I should test the market! This is the overview/introduction/theme of the book (first draft). Please read it and feel free to be as honest as you can about it. Is there a need for the book? Has … Continue reading I’ve been thinking of writing a book!
An insightful and thought provoking month. Its been a hard one for lots of reasons and with a week left until Christmas I have found my self a little overwhelmed with life and have been struggling for a week or two. I wanted to write about it for a few reasons; I have been open … Continue reading Mental Health…. Ahhh I get it!
I am writing this instead of writing up quotes and doing my finances. Shhhhh! I am well and truly submerged into this new venture and it just feels as though it is what I do. A lot of the excitement has gone although I am pleased to say that most of the contentment remains. In … Continue reading Not doing my book keeping
I am well into the swing of being self employed and living life at a more steady pace. Since writing last I have been up to all sorts; Working for my mum helping her with some big decorating jobs Doing some stump grinding training with my good friend Gareth in the hope that there is … Continue reading Still doing my thing
One week to go and things are really starting to feel real! Last week at work seemed to just be full of 'lasts' which has brought to reality the fact that life is about to change...… a lot! I'm really feeling sad to be leaving and the reality of not doing something for a living … Continue reading Already finding a better balance for life
3 weeks to go! I haven't written for a few weeks because I keep changing my mind on what to write about. Well, there is a lot going on so there is no wonder. In all honesty, I'm all over the place! I am really enjoying working with children again at Forest School. My usual … Continue reading Neither here nor there
6 weeks to go until I finish! This term I am having to step back so that Joe can have a trial run at managing the Forest School. This was always part of the planned transition but it seemed so much easier when I was planning it last September. In reality, its hard! Its not really … Continue reading The take over begins!
For those of you who have been keeping up to date with my blogs or who know me well will know that I have worked within education for 18 years and am planning on starting a year long sabbatical this July. This week was half term and will be the last school holiday that I … Continue reading The last school holiday!