Tag Archives: love

Mum, I’m Stuck on the Grass

I didn’t watch the Ben Cousins Drug Story.  It is too close to home.  Four months ago our family was in turmoil.  My youngest was a drug addict.  He was a pot head.  He was just 16. I’m sure you … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago … Part III

Thank you again to everyone who has been reading these posts (Part I & Part II).  I know they are personal, and as one of my lovely Twitter friends said yesterday, she felt like she was reading my private diaries.  In … Continue reading

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18 Years Ago Today

Eighteen years ago today, I was 29, married and very pregnant with my first child.  At 3pm I had the injection to induce labour.  Exactly 5 hours later I was mum to a healthy little boy.  I didn’t have a clue.  … Continue reading

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No Matter What

Today Jayne Kearney wrote a thoughtful post regarding her feelings as her daughter starts to find new friendships.  It is a really honest and beautiful read.  I read this post thinking it would not resonate with me because 1. my … Continue reading

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Nuding Up for #Bloggerswithoutmakeup

Wow – Jodie Anstead at Mummy Mayhem has created some amazing momentum for  #bloggerswithoutmakeup this Friday.  Her blog was so inspirational and has liberated us all to ditch the make up and bare our true selves for one day. I, … Continue reading

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How red shoes taught me about love …

I had a mum once. I can’t really remember if she was a good mum or a bad mum. She wasn’t very loving. She only told me once that she loved me. That alone doesn’t make her a bad mum. … Continue reading

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