Empty Nest – The Joy & The Sadness

I  will always  remember the way my heart lurched as my daughter announced that she was going to take the Offer from Manchester Metropole University after all and go a year EARLIER than she had planned. Of course I was thrilled that she was off to University, but I was also going through a divorce […]

The Kilimanjaro of Parenting – Empty Nests.

  Today I dropped my son off at his University to join up with the other volunteers climbing Kilimanjaro for Child Reach International which raises money for disadvantaged children in Africa. It was a big moment. A big moment for him in excitement, and a big moment in mine as my son will return a […]