The Mother Load

Doing it my way

How do I introduce Catherine Jenkin to you? I suppose it is fair to say that we met through our children’s imaginary friends. We have shared tales of what each of our kids tell us their hidden-from-adult-eyes accomplices are doing and we feel safe sharing these stories together. Thanks kids!…

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Single-Parented to Single-Parenting

I first met Kathy Kaler after we had been chatting on Twitter for some time and she had suggested a book for me to read. Then, Kathy being Kathy, she contacted me to say she had a copy of the book if I’d like to collect it from her. I…

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Learning to cry

Yesterday I did a blog post lamenting my week as a single parent in Home Alone. At the end of the post I asked “how on earth do single parents cope?” Once again I reached out to some of my friends who have experienced this in their own lives.  Most…

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