This whole self isolation and lock down period has certainly thrown life off balance , in more ways than one causing, uncertainty about the future. This future could potentially be uncertain for anyone in a relationship. Predictions have been made about a baby boom and increased number of divorces. What about couples who had future plans, new relationships and existing ones with flaws?
For most parents homeschooling will have started this week. Digital advancements have made it possible for learning to still continue. Teachers around the world will be putting teaching materials together online. Headteachers around the country will keep up to date with everything by sending out emails and putting updates on social media pages. These advancements have made it possible for the continued functionality of a lot of services. However we do need to be aware of the safeguarding aspect when it comes to young children.
Madonna’s 60th birthday celebrations are still continuing and who can blame her. Turning 60 is a highlight for anybody. At the start of Madonna’s career, it was predicted she would be a “one hit wonder.” To still be at the top of her game at the age of 60 is a celebration alone. Madonna, however, has evolved into a mega star and earned her legend status. The path was not easy and success did not happen overnight.
It is that time of year when exams are at full peak. For various different reasons, this is a time of high stress, for both students and parents. These exams can determine the next stage of someone's future. Students often make themselves very worried, losing sleep, not eating properly, which can result in ill health. Having been through it as both a student and a professional there are various ways of managing this stress. The stress often falls into the following areas; however, this is not exhaustive. Stress around these areas can be managed in the following ways:
Anthea Turner published a book about surviving divorce and has been under scrutiny because of the interviews on the back of it. Back in 2014 I also published a book titled “The Divorce Toolbox- How to survive the courts, CAFCASS and Social Services while leading a normal life”. Two books about divorce written from the points of view of a celebrity and a non-celebrity. This clearly shows that regardless of someone’s status, whether they are a celebrity or not, divorce is a stressful process which comes with judgements and scrutiny.
This is the season for raising money for the Cancer charity Cancer Research UK by running, jogging or walking the Race for Life. Just over a week ago I took part in this great cause with my nine-year-old daughter. As well a being a worthwhile cause, another thing that was very apparent was how many children were taking part in the race. One way of getting fit is definitely with children.