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Authenticity and me

Authenticity and me

I used to be unashamedly who I was (see the girl in the picture). Fitting in was neither here nor there. Then, at some undetermined point in my history, I got to thinking that I was uniquely unusual. I used to think that my upbringing, combined with my hometown, combined with my personality, combined with … Continue reading

What I don’t say

What I don’t say

At times such as these, change is all around. There are more questions than answers.  I’ve newly got all 3 kids in school and have simultaneously stripped myself of my professional armour. As a result I’ve become acutely conscious, and frankly a lot sensitive about the assumptions others are making about who I am, what … Continue reading

Am I a ‘sharent’?

Am I a ‘sharent’?

So it seems (according to this article) I may have acquired a new label. I think I might be a ‘sharent’. As I read about this phenomena, I felt a hot glow of shame and recognition wash over me as I absorbed what it was saying – as I wondered, is this about me? After … Continue reading