Results Anxiety

Results Anxiety

I sympathise with parents and their children who are anxious about imminent exam results. Not getting the results you hoped for can seem devastating for teenagers, and parents naturally want to protect their children from disappointment. But the old adage “every cloud...
Comfort in Grief

Comfort in Grief

Bloggers usually have a plan of the topics they will write about – some plan a year ahead, linking their blogs to regular events, while others plan just a few weeks ahead. I am in the latter category – I usually have some idea of the topics I will cover, but also like...
St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day

It was St Patrick’s Day yesterday and I almost wished I was Irish (I am Welsh).  Being Irish yesterday would have cheered up a boring Wednesday for me – I could have put on green clothes, worn a shamrock, played some Irish music, cooked an Irish meal……basically, a...