Fabulous Females Interview – Marilyn & Jacynth Bassett

The stars of my second Fabulous Females Interview series are mother and daughter, Marilyn and Jacynth Bassett.  Ahead of a weekend when mothers take centre stage it seems only appropriate to put the spotlight on a very special mother-daughter relationship which lies at the heart of Jacynth’s online…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #39

Good Morning and welcome to Tweens, Teens & Beyond #39 hosted by myself and fellow parent and midlife bloggers Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us.! I hope everyone has survived the blizzards and life is returning to some form of normality,…

What is Femininity?

What does the term “femininity” mean to you? The quality of being female is the concise definition but its interpretation is of course far from concise. A femininity storm has erupted in our house on the back of an innocent comment to my youngest teen from a friend…

Fabulous Females Interview – Alex B

In a year synonymous with celebrating the achievements of women, today I am launching a new series on my blog which will feature interviews with Fabulous Females on their motivations, their challenges and of course all the fabulous bits in between. First on the pedestal is 60 year…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #38

Good Morning and welcome to Tweens, Teens & Beyond #38 hosted by myself and fellow parent and midlife bloggers Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us.! I hope that all those with tweens and teens enjoyed a restful half term break and…

How Valuable Are Your Online Friends?

Do you have any online friends?  Have you met any of them in the flesh or is it all just cyber chat?  How do your virtual friendships rate against your real time ones? I, like many others of my midlife generation, am to coin a phrase a “digital…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #37

Good Morning and welcome to Tweens, Teens & Beyond #37 hosted by myself and fellow midlife bloggers Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us.!  It’s good to be back. Our favourite post from last week’s link-up is from the very funny fellow…

Life On The Other Side – Post Surgery

Every cancer diagnosis and treatment plan is unique.  There is no one size fits all solution, but where possible surgery is invariably the first port of call whatever your type.  Cancer is after all a disease and left untended will grow and spread like a predatory weed. This…