I became a single parent nearly two years ago.
I’ve two sons. Beau will be 13 in July and Boon is 15 months younger than his brother.
Myself and my ex co-parent our sons. Although, at the moment, they’re staying with her full time as I’m primary carer for my father who has Alzheimer’s.
We love to travel. We’ve been skiing twice and taken two great road trips around California and Nevada.
Being able to connect with people who’ve been through the same experiences.
One beautiful adventure.
Do it exactly the same again!
Behave as parents how you want your children to behave as children.
Lying in bed with my sons cuddling them both.
How To Fall Apart by Liadan Hynes is a great podcast.
I am safe. I have enough. I have value.
Raising two kind and gentle young boys.
Nothing is forever and relationships have to be worked on. If you don’t grow together, you grow apart.
Yesterday with my Dad. He was trying to remember a prayer that his parents used to say every day throughout his life. He gave up and, with a wry grin, said it wasn’t one of his favourites!
Two weeks ago. A friend called me at 3am to say her brother had just died suddenly from a heart attack. He was 54 and left behind two 18-year-old twin boys in their final year at school.
Alanis Morissette – Guardian. It’s a promise to her young son to protect him for life. I posted it on the Frolo feed!
In one year’s time you will be ok – things will improve.
I’ve learned that I’m stronger apart than I was when I was in my marriage.
Enjoyed Ian’s story? Read about Graham’s co-parenting story here.