Parenting

Why Parenting is Exactly Like Partying

I’ve realised something in the last few days: there is very little difference between my heyday of partying and my life now, weirdly. I won’t lie: from the age of 18 (ahem…17…ish) I was always a fan of a big night out in a cheesy student nightclub. Who wasn’t? These days, my party times are… Continue reading Why Parenting is Exactly Like Partying

Emotional · Parenting · Singledom

I celebrate myself, and sing myself

One of my favourite writers is Walt Whitman, the modern American poet, and he wrote an incredible long poem called “Song of Myself”. While I’ve always liked the style of his writing, I always found this to be a bit self-indulgent. It begins with the line which forms the title of this post: “I celebrate… Continue reading I celebrate myself, and sing myself