Health, Parenting

How to Survive When Your Child Has Chicken Pox

So chicken pox seems to be going around where I live at the moment, and it basically means you have to stay at home and try not to climb the walls for days on end.  With that in mind, I’ve put together a few tips to help you survive when your child inevitably catches the virus. Calamine cream and antihistamine First off, you have probably heard that calamine lotion is the go-to remedy to stop the scratching, but did you know
Dating & Relationships

What Happened When I Joined the Online Dating World

Having had two long term relationships pretty much back to back, I said to myself that I was going to stay single for at least two years before I even contemplated dipping my toes back into the world of dating.  (Just so you know, that two years has turned into four, my social life is non-existent, and I’m beginning to think I may die a lonely 94-year-old cat lady). I digress.  Those first two years were spent focusing on
Dating & Relationships, Featured, Parenting, Time to Rant

Why I Think Single Mothers Need More Rights

So, before you read the headline and scream fathers’ rights in my face, let me tell you my story.  Just over four years ago, I made what at the time was an extremely difficult decision.  Being subjected to emotional, physical and verbal abuse, mostly fuelled by alcohol, I had to decide between staying with my ex so that my daughter did not go through the upset of her parents living apart or taking her out of the situation and