Category: life

Wicked step mother

OMFG. I just realised I’m going to be a step-mother!! At least I think I am. If I move in with my partner and his 16 year old son does that make me a step mother? Is it compulsory? Can’t I continue to be just “Dad’s girlfriend”???

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Moving house

I’m moving out of home. Again. The first time I moved out it was away from my parents. Now I’m moving away from my children.

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(Almost) empty nest

I’m not feeling very ‘hammocky’ today. My baby left for an extended holiday in England and Europe yesterday. Now, when I say “baby”, I don’t mean it literally, she’s 22 and it’s not the first time she’s flown the coup. But it is the first time she’s gone so far, for so long. Being the …

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