Perfectly flawed

Perfectly flawed

As we all walk through life we can make a real choice over the depth of connections we make with people and the true impact we leave behind. The depth of connection we make with other human beings can almost solely be linked to how vulnerable we chose to be ourselves. Brene Brown, an American [...]

Learning to swim with the current and find myself down stream

Learning to swim with the current and find myself down stream

This has taken me a long time to write...... so here goes..... We watch everyday in our media these campaigns to reduce violence against women, to encourage women to step up and speak out unafraid, to raise money for charities to help women affected by violence, to not be a bystander when violence happens and [...]

Simply Existing

Simply Existing

As I sift through the day to day routine of life and get pulled down by the small details I find my laughter slips away. In last 6 weeks so, I have certainly been consumed by the really stressful parts of life. My cup has been filled up with kids, washing, work and two major [...]

Three boys and a blender

Three boys and a blender

A very long time ago, before anyone really knew that my marriage was in crisis, I read this beautiful post written by a mother who started dating a man and like many single mothers before us thought: will you really be there in a crisis? I remember laughing as she described the situation of flying [...]

Dress yourself up!

Dress yourself up!

Dress for where you want to be! This is a concept I definitely forgot and lost sight of. I am a clear cut champion for women’s equality - I love to hear of women making a difference, love to hear them being successful or being able to do something they love. I am a firm [...]

A mother’s plea

A mother’s plea

I remember the first time I ever sat in the Family Court - it was actually I think the first ever court room I sat in properly. Amongst a whole lot of other things, the judge commented on the ages of my children - one under two and the other only ‘weeks’ old..... I could [...]