As I was watching him get the hang of walking today, I realized some important parallels between learning to walk and facing the challenges of growth, change and transition.
Many of you might have guessed this, but I'm typically pretty well organised; running around after two boys and a baby as well as running my business means that to get anything done, I need to have a multitude of lists and to make the most out of every minute. Therefore it would come as no surprise that when it came to the arch nemesis of all parents of school aged children - the School Holidays - that I had a plan. It involved a delicate balance of travel, work, time with the kids, time to study and occasionally, time for me. I should have known better.