Can we talk?

I’ve been watching you. Not in a weird, stalker kind of way, but in awe. I don’t know how you do it. I don’t know how you went through that, and still get up every day. Even on the days you stay in bed, there’s still a glimmer of hope in your eyes, a passionate…

Single mum at University: My Story (PART THREE)

Read Part Two here. I’ve had to manage my uni work around my girls and everything else that I do (blogging, podcasting, events, coaching, workshops etc). Here’s how I do it: Make the most of the time spent at on campus. This means going to the library in between lectures, using the printing facilities, researching…

Single mum at University: My Story (PART TWO)

Read Part One here. I arrived at university expecting to learn how to be smart. I remember feeling intimidated at the prospect of interacting with people who were much more intelligent than me. I worried I’d come across common and uneducated, that my small vocabulary would prevent me from entering any kind of dialogue with…

Single mum at University: My Story (PART ONE)

In short, yes it can. But I will elaborate. Here’s my story. (This is a three-part series) I’m currently in the last few weeks of studying for a Creative and Professional Writing degree at the University of Wolverhampton, and I can’t quite believe that I’m at this point. Though it’s been three long years, it’s…