At high school, our motto was “Carpre Diem”( seize the day). I never really gave much thought to the meaning g of the inscription on my school badge at all… Later on in my life, as I grew older and wiser and took on more responsibilities, the meaning of those two words “Capre Diem” became … More Carpre Diem
Hello fellow empty nesters, how are the new years resolutions going? Did you make any? Are you finding it difficult to keep your promise to yourself? Or have you already given up? Or are you one of the really disciplined minority who can focus and finish what you started? If so, well done! The rest … More New Years Resolutions! Are they sustainable?
The silver VW Polo has been sitting in the drive for months… Broken branches, dirt and fallen leaves have taken a permanent residence on the dusty windscreen. The autumn has not been kind at all because we have had many adverse weather conditions and winter has brought more of the same and worse… Storm Desmond … More What’s your angle:Flying Solo
My fellow emptynesters, I hope you all had a great Christmas with all your families and friends. The festive season was absolutely crazy as usual! The crowded streets and shops in London was just overwhelming. However, wasn’t it wonderful to have the children at home again? It was such a joy to listen to all … More Family Festivities II
On Monday November 30,2015,The Daily Mail newspaper published an article written by medical correspondent, Ben Spencer, entitled “Empty Nest Mums are Britain’s Worst Problem Drinkers”. The findings and information revealed in this article are very disturbing and raises many questains about our modern consumer society. According to the article, two fifths of middle -age-mothers admit … More Identity Crisis and Empty Nest Mums
As new empty nesters, our children have just gone off to university, or perhaps they have just moved out to start a new job or to start a new life! Whatever the circumstances, these are very anxious times for us and we worry about their wellbeing. Are they going to be okay? Are they happy? … More Beauty Media and Identity
Hi, I am Myrtle, wife and mother of four beautiful, hilarious… at times challenging children. My issue? they are not children anymore… My two youngest (identical twin girls) left for university in September and I found myself constantly being checked on by friends. ‘Are you alright…?’ ‘Are you depressed…?’ ‘You must really miss them…’ ‘The … More Come Nest With Me!