unsung heroes


So it’s Mother’s Day. Today I’m spending it running back and forth to our local dance eisteddfod for my baby boy Seth (my 14yr old baby who’s much taller than me). I dropped him off early this morning and then grabbed a quick bite to eat with my hubby. We sat down and I mentioned … Continue reading unsung heroes

Turning impossible into possible


Today marks an exceptionally important day for me. Let me tell you why –  Not many of you know my story as I’ve kinda been avoiding it a little, cause to be honest, it’s not a very pretty one………not to mention, that my lessons learnt may be confronting to some. Others of you might not … Continue reading Turning impossible into possible

Family Culture – my people


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