Tag: motherhood

How Drunk is too Drunk?

Today is my birthday, and it is my first sober birthday in a long, long time. My birthday slogan for many years was, “No one should remember the day they turn a year older,” and boy oh boy did I make sure that was the case. I threw huge, booze-soaked parties almost every year, and

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First Alcohol-Free Family Vacation: A Happy Ending !

Alcohol-Free Family Vacation ?!?!?!! They argued over an armrest On the planeWhat a pain! lol Over who had the most spaceThey didn’t wanna lose face But I had a clear head So I didn’t see red Over hot chocolate, or orange juice spiltOne was upset when the other showed no guilt or remorse  ‘Cos they’re just kids of course! 

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From my Struggling Son to His Struggling Mum

For my struggling son

Debunking the Glamour of Mummy’s Wine Time One Voice at a Time Positivity breeds positivity What you can see I’ll learn to view As optimistically as you. I’ll learn it from you. To be really positive about things going on, Will lead to me being a happier son. I pick up on your mood, it

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It’s up to You

Sober hero of the day

A life like this You don’t want to miss a single second Happy moments beckon  By choosing to be free and present You can really lessen “Sleeping ” through the good timesyou could otherwise miss  A kind word or gesture, Shared memories,a first kiss It could be a wedding,a play not attended a heart not mendedAs you were far too hungover To make the

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