Tagged with school gates

Imagining the audience naked

Imagining the audience naked

I’ve been thinking about shame since I last wrote a post. Dreary as that may sound, its been enlightening! As I explained last time, I have to chew new ideas over for a while to make sense of them. While I might “get it” as I read it, it takes a while before I can … Continue reading

What ‘other people’ think

What ‘other people’ think

What will other people think? It’s the stick I beat myself with all the time, and the stick I like the least in my life. It’s tiresome, anxiety provoking, and has caused me to become angry, short tempered and shouty with my children more times than I would care to remember. I wish I didn’t … Continue reading

on feeling inadequate at the school gates…

This post I wrote back in September. Feels like a lifetime ago, and makes me realise how fast the kids ‘mature’…. Today was the first day back at school. My most passionate and complex child had already admitted he felt nervous about returning to school after the summer. He quickly became overwhelmed during the scrum … Continue reading