TD's 1 & 2 both started back at school yesterday - both seniors, which is just mind-blowing. They came home yesterday with their timetables and new school diaries and I was a little more than evious of them to be back! I enjoyed going over their diaries which give them tips on revision and study practices, tick boxes for important tasks and inspiring quotations. I also enjoyed looking over their subjects - Drama, Legal Studies, Health and Physical Education, English!!!! I am the eternal nerd but I know my time is coming soon.
No. 1 son started this morning and I shed a silent tear as I realised my baby is in year 6 and doesn't really need me that much anymore. I went up with him to carry his new books and to help him find his classroom. I was the only parent there. Everyone else dropped their child off and left them to fend for themselves. It's time for me to start living my own life a little bit more. Bring on University.
I printed off my course outline for Film and Screen - I get to watch a movie before each lecture! Mostly Hitchcock - double"!!" I'm glad I decided to do 3 subjects this semester - it will be just enough to keep me from boredom but not too much to get my stress levels out of control (I hope). My study corner is still sans writing desk although I have found one (and some great accessories), I just need to get well enough to go out and get it.
Every mother at some time or another dreams of having a little more freedom from their children, usually when they're little but it all just happens so darn quickly.
I've done it!!!
Well, I've finally done it!! Got accepted into Uni AND created a blog!!! After searching for insightful websites to help me tackle my journey into academia at my ripe old age and coming up with nil, I decided to start one of my own. I hope this blog will encourage anyone who has ever doubted their own abilities, to put one foot in front of the other and achieve their ambitions, desires, dreams...no matter what they are. If anyone has any inspiring stories to share, I would love to hear them. I love an inspiring story!!!