Stop Your Rudeness; The Painful Truth About Manners.

Some people can be so rude! As a teacher and grumpy thirty-eight-year-old; I have noticed an increase in the amount of rudeness and rude people I have encountered. “offensively impolite or bad-mannered“ I am not sure what the reason for the increase in people’s rudeness is, maybe it is our societies continued focus on all…

Mental Health Crisis: A Bad Day In January

Something different If you read my post The End of Mrs T, you will know I have been reassessing my blog. I have decided to only blog when I feel passionate to write something. I love that other people read my blog and I am grateful. However, it was created as a therapy for me;…

The End of Mrs T? What 2018 Has Taught Me.

A change of mindset This year has seen a change in attitude. I feel like I have become more relaxed about things. This does not mean I do not get stressed as I did previously, but rather I am able to recognise that I cannot control everything. I have come to accept that I cannot…

Consumerist Christmas

Consumerist Christmas Christmas is a time for giving. As the song beckons ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year’, people scramble to purchase the ‘perfect’ gift for their loved ones. Family traditions are created and the whole family gather around the beautifully decorated tree to exchange gifts and then eat copious amounts of food,…

Cleaning Bug; Mrs Hinch made me do it.

Cleaning bug People have gone into a cleaning frenzy I have found myself so coming to the cleaning bug. I have been making sure to keep on top of all the cleaning by doing a small amount each day. I hate it when my house is untidy and needs cleaning so I figured if I…

Why is self love so hard?

Why is self-love so hard? Self-love and positivity in yourself is a hot topic at present. With people promoting equality for all genders, races and beliefs you would think we would be more accepting of ourselves. Why do we find it so hard to love ourselves? This is a question that has plagued me for…

Holidays with Kids; Blessing or hard work?

Holiday with your Kids; blessing or curse? Holidays make the best memories Going away on holiday is a magical time. Holidays give you a chance to escape from your everyday life; rest and recuperate, explore new sights and make special memories with the people that you love. Many of my fondest memories happened while on holiday, whether it was with my family, my…

The long summer holidays; Why do children need it?

6 weeks of no school The summer holidays can either fill you with delight or dread. For me, as a teacher, it used to be a valuable time for me to relax from the constant strains of teaching in a secondary school. I was able to travel, stay up late and pursue hobbies that I…

Kids Holiday Activities; Staying Indoors

What happens when the weather is bad? Being a resident of the UK; the sun does not always shine in the summer. Currently, we are in the midst of torrential thunderstorms and my children have spent the whole day inside. However, this gives me the opportunity to do what I do best; get creative. I…

Three days, Three Quotes Challenge

The Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge Quotes are a fabulous thing; they can inspire and motivate you through this hectic life. I often believe I am a walking book of quotes as I tend to use them throughout my life quite often. Maybe I am a walking cliche, but I find that quotes often help…