On Saturday 5th December, my friend Eureka arrived from Jamaica. We had not seen each other for over 22 years!! Can you imagine the anticipation and the excitement? She was not a social media convert .. thus the image of her I had was the one I had in my mind from 22 years ago…I … More Storm Desmond and my daughter
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
So on Friday evening, my twin daughters decided to come home for the weekend. We were very excited to see them and since we all love Japanese food, I decided to make reservations at Roka, their favourite restaurant to celebrate. This excitement was short lived because I soon discovered that the girls were only coming … More The Challenges of Flying Solo
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!