Category Archives: Anger

Natural forces

She is a volcano A smoldering force She nourishes the earth, tends to its needs and reaps its harvest. She is an angel of the natural world – a lover of all things living. She is an evangelist for all … Continue reading

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Demons

She sat perched on a high work-top when I walked in – feet neatly crossed at the ankles, swinging her legs like a child while she rocked … back and forth … and back … and forth. “Good morning!” I … Continue reading

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Stay

Mummy, are you still cross? No Darling, I’m not. He looked at me for a long time and then said “I want to stay here with you this weekend”. I said, “What, even though I’m so grumpy and tired and … Continue reading

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The Anger Switch – on/off?

I have the temperamental gene (ha, what, really?!). I also have clinically diagnosed pms issues and this happy combination manages to turn me into a horrible bitchwomanfromhell for a few days a month every month. (I am aware of this … Continue reading

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One Day …

* One day things will different. One day my heart will stop racing; One day I will stop forgetting to eat; One day I will stop myself before screaming at my child for not using his knife properly when I’m … Continue reading

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Another door slams shut

Good Morning … yes, thank you for seeing me …. Yes, that’s right, I was here a year ago requesting advice on child-care as all the Kindergartens in this area were full Yes, I now have a place, thank you … Continue reading

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