Grieving whilst homeschooling during a pandemic!

  • The internment

    Dad was interred today. We always thought he'd want to be scattered over the edge of a boat (we had discussed ways we could covertly scatter them off the back of a river cruise somewhere, which usually involved me creating some sort of diversion ...
    • 10 Feb 2021
  • The funeral

    Dad's funeral was yesterday. It was a really tough day. It was a beautiful service and we all got to write our personal tributes to him which was good. Its just so hard knowing I'll never make any more memories with him, he will be forever fr...
    • 30 Jan 2021
  • Today has been a down day

    When I woke up this morning I could tell this wasn't going to be a good day. We'd not slept much (thanks one year old) so I was already starting the day on minus points. We didn't make the first live lesson at 9:30 because the four year o...
    • 28 Jan 2021
  • Home schooling is HARD!

    I've been attempting to home school now for four weeks (it feels like so much longer than that!) and I can tell you its hard work! Kudos in the teachers for organising the live lessons and accompanying work, but does my four year old really need ...
    • 28 Jan 2021
  • A bit of background...

    I lost my Dad to PMP cancer on 12th January. He was diagnosed in 2016 and had the 10 hour operation in Basingstoke the following year. I'm not sure if I was really paying attention or just being optimistic, but I believed it was a cure. Now I kno...
    • 28 Jan 2021