Kiki noun. Definition: An assembly or meeting, especially one held for the specific purpose of gossiping or chit-chat. "Let's have a kiki!"

Mum guilt, it exists and hits you right in the feels.

Mum guilt, it exists and hits you right in the feels.

Remember that time you ate too much at McDonald’s and you felt naughty and resentful of your inability to stop yourself from those extra fries? Multiply that emotion by one million, and you are in the ballpark of mum guilt. I’ve read stuff online which says that mums...
A Co-Parenting Christmas

A Co-Parenting Christmas

Like many things in life, such as waiting in line for a rollercoaster, the end result is never as bad as it may seem at first. Since writing a heartfelt blog about spending Christmas Day without my two-year-old son TJ for the first time, life has taken a few steps...
Stick Man and the family tree

Stick Man and the family tree

For Situation Separation, TJ’s dad and I agreed to do some co-parenting. We decided to spend one weekend day a month as a three and do something lovely with the time. In the run-up to Christmas, a trip to see Stick Man on stage was just the ticket. It’s currently...
My First Shared Custody Christmas

My First Shared Custody Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like a shared custody Christmas … I’ve had some depressing Christmas Days. Like in 2006 when I was so incredibly hungover that I woke up only to eat one mouthful of turkey. Or, in 2014, when I drank way too much Prosecco just because I...