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MY WORD OF THE WEEK – Sanctuary
I love butterflies, if I had a happy place it would be in a butterfly sanctuary and I would enjoy them flying around and just watching them. I often think of my life and my family in the term of butterflies. We are delicate and always on the verge of breaking, but we keep on flying high and appreciate that life is short.
Last week we were on a slippery slope but just as I thought it couldn’t get any worse we had a hell of a weekend. Our sanctuary of home was disturbed once again.
My eldest son ended up in A&E after falling ill. It’s a long story, and he’s an adult so I won’t go into all the details. But it was a very long and distressing day. My son was okay in the end though and is feeling much better now.
This week has not been so bad. My daughter isn’t well, but again I can’t talk about her. My younger three are getting marginally better. The girls are doing a little more work and the Little Man attending all his lessons…but he’s still not doing his p.e. daily like they have asked. At least they have dropped the wearing school uniform rule they introduced. My Little Man gets dressed each day, but he didn’t want to put his uniform on.
Star has been looking a colleges for when she leaves school and we have found the perfect one with a course she would like. We just have to see if we can get her in. She wants to work with animals so she will start with animal welfare then work along a career course. She doesn’t want to be a vet, but she would love to work in a zoo or an animal sanctuary. We have two ideal places near our home, so fingers tightly crossed.
Our home is our sanctuary and even though times get difficult, and we all get under each others feet, sometimes it just clicks that there is nowhere else we would rather be.
Now it’s over to you, what word or phrase sums up your week this week?