Summertime with adult children – chilling with challenges

Summertime… and the living should be easy, but I fear that what we can actually expect will be invigorating but much less relaxing than Gershwin. Here is what’s likely to be going on in the mature family’s house this summer: Temperamental weather. Living in the British Isles, we talk the talk about barbecues and picnics,… Read More Summertime with adult children – chilling with challenges

Come back Peter, come back Paul…how to survive life with your Boomerang Kid..

So how did this happen? – We stood forlorn in the empty nest only yesterday, it seems, got over it and wrote our empty-bucket list when suddenly – bang! The Boomerang Kid, or recent graduate is back home ‘just until they’ve found a job and somewhere to live’. Result: shoes and coats all over the house… Read More Come back Peter, come back Paul…how to survive life with your Boomerang Kid..

Meningitis awareness for students: Freshers are especially at risk

In amongst all the preparations for uni which you may be planning to tackle after next Thursday, there is a more serious health related one you should consider. Freshers are an at-risk group for meningitis, due to their love of heavy duty socialising in crowded places with lots of new people: The Guardian: Teenagers and Students… Read More Meningitis awareness for students: Freshers are especially at risk