My holiday bucket list

I have written my holiday bucket list, my target for the next 5 years (or 6 or 7), of places to visit with and without my children. I love my kids but in reality I need a break every now and then. Just a few days away to refresh and look after me. I only have a few places I would like to go on holiday, I don’t get out much so my knowledge of places is limited sadly. Places I would like to visit without my children. Las Vegas. I want to see the sights, shoot at a gun…

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How boxing has changed my teenage daughter

I don’t know about you but when I used to think of the word ‘boxing’, I would automatically think of Rocky Balboa, burly men, fighting and bloody noses. However over the last few months I have seen a different side of boxing, the respect, discipline and dedication side of it. My teenage daughter is 13. She has been displaying aggressive behaviour since she was 10. She has a short temper which led to her regularly trashing her bedroom, headbutting walls, screaming and crying. At one point she was self harming. She didn’t know how to let out her feelings any…

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