A short story: Finding Hope

Uyo, Nigeria Ella took the first shift that morning. It was a cold damp morning as she shivered and pulled her coat closer to her body trying to block the morning chill. A lazy smoke like cloud rolled along the road ahead. It was 5am an early start for Ella. There was not another living…

That Friday feeling!

I don’t know what it is but every Friday I still get suckered in to that Friday feeling. Its Thursday evening and all you can think about is ‘Thank god it’s Friday tomorrow’. The alarm goes off jump out of bed because its Friday? Why? I have no frigging idea. I am a stay at…

Living with a Bi-Polar Parent

Living with… a Bi-Polar parent is a very lonely life. You are there but you’re not really, they matter you do not if that makes any sense. You are told you are selfish, as a child, if you do not feel sorry for your mother and do what needs to be done to ‘make her…

Love your Mum Friends

Mum friends make the world a better place, and allow you to be you. Our Mum friends are the most important people to have in our lives as we wade through parenthood making it up as we go along. They are at times our rock and they totally get us. They empathise with us, it’s…