Posts tagged ‘growing up’

Glitter

I take the kids and bundle them in the car, tense words passed between us both upon leaving. I’m too exhausted to rifle through them, to…

Turning Thirty One

A little patter of feet scurried across the hall, a sweet and small voice alerting me to the news: ‘It’s your birthday, mama’. Her lips curled…

Rising

One day a few weeks back, after Ella had woken up from a nap she said, “I’m a bit grumpy, Mummy. Not too bad, but a…

Playing House

When I was little, I longed to be sixteen. Like it was then that I’d finally be cool and pretty and worldly. When I was sixteen,…