mother-of-two is setting off on a solo trip to the tropical paradise of Bali – and leaving her two school-age sons behind.Jill Ritchie, from Edinburgh, isn’t leaving her sons, Jude, seven, and Eden, 11, completely Home Alone.Her partner Daryl will look after the two young lads while she takes the holiday of a lifetime, which she hopes will help her navigate her way through grief. READ MORE: Adult star 'can't leave her home' after 'aggressive' locals keep shouting 'hey OnlyFans'The 42-year-old decided to book the three-week trip to Indonesia within a month of losing her own mum, Fiona, to breast, lung, bone and brain cancer at the age of 69.Jill, a life coach and podcaster, grew up in a single parent household and insists Fiona, who battled cancer for 19 years, inspired her to live her life to the full.And now Jill wants to set an example to her own children through her trip to Bali, and teach them that it is not selfish to take time to look after yourself.
She told the Scottish Daily Record : "My mum was a single parent who brought my sister and I up on her own. The three of us had an incredible bond.
We were there for her every step of the way throughout her illness. "The oncologist told me that he'd never come across someone like my mum who had put up such a fight to live.
It gave me hope that I could do that, and inspired me to challenge the limits I place on my own life"."I've wanted to travel since I was 17," Jill explained, "but it was actually my mum that was terrified of me going.Read more on dailystar.co.uk