As the Easter weekend approached, we made a last minute decision, the day before, to head off camping for the long weekend. Of course every campsite in South East Queensland was fully booked. Finally, I found one last available campsite three hours north in Bargara. I announced the decision to my teenage boys whom all … Continue reading Family Culture – my people
That Dreaded Question
There seems to be much debate these days about the pros and cons of being either a working or stay at home mum. Googling the topic will bring up thousands of articles and blogs all fighting for their say on the topic. Some are downright obnoxious. Others written with great intention. Many points of … Continue reading That Dreaded Question
Facts or the Truth?
So for a year now I have been trying to get work as a volunteer. Who knew it would turn out to be such a difficult feat? Having been out of the workforce basically house/bed/hospital bound for fourteen years this was a completely terrifying mission and I don’t use the word terrifying lightly. I was … Continue reading Facts or the Truth?
The isolation trap
Isolation is something many of us have had to face. Some because they live out in the bush, and then some of us (like myself) are surrounded by people everywhere, yet have felt at times completely and utterly alone. This seems to be especially the case for those that have suffered long term illness of … Continue reading The isolation trap
Well, here we go. To be honest or not? This is now my third attempt at posting this weeks blog. I’ve actually almost pressed post on two fabulously uplifting feel good blogs. I just couldn’t. I figured the only way this relationship is going to work between you and me is to be frightfully honest.
The small things affect everything
Today I did something most of you might not see as significant enough to write about. For me though, it certainly feels worth shouting from the rooftops. For “fun” my husband (big polish alpha male, dirt bike riding, blokey bloke) and I took a yoga class. Gasp! Yeah I know, probably not the most exciting thing you’ve heard today.