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To The Mumma Bears

To The Mumma Bears

Dear mums, in particular, the year 12 mums this week, I want you to know how fantastic you are. (Yes, yes, dads too, but whatever, this is about mums today). As many mums prepare this week to say goodbye to schools, (including car park nazis 😉 with the emotional...

Gumption NOT Grit.

Gumption NOT Grit.

"GRIT" is such a fashionable word these days isn't it?   We're bombarded with advice from obviously well meaning adults, some with a well known name, others not- to instil grit and resilience into our little cherubs- NOW.   Do it now or your kid will live a...

More Encouragement Please.

More Encouragement Please.

  I recently watched my triplets at their school sports day. I'm a full blown sucker for spectating any sport when my kids are involved.   One of the highlights to me is always the high jump. Possibly because when I was their age, I was invariably too petrified to...

5 Facets of Depression.

5 Facets of Depression.

    ** PRE-BLOG DISCLAIMER ** Mum, if you're going to read this one, there is some swearing. I'm in my forties now and you need to accept that your baby girl uses sentence enhancers like an ANZAC. Otherwise don't read this one. To those people who think depression...

Keeping it Simple.

Keeping it Simple.

" Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more." ~Mother Teresa. I'm sitting here with a Vienna coffee overlooking Port Lincoln in South Australia as we begin the triplets' 15th birthday jamboree . With Covid 19 running amok travel...

Eliza’s Story.

Eliza’s Story.

  I've written a lot of blogs about others' stories. I've gained insight and appreciation for where they've come from and the circumstances that have shaped them into who they now are. One thing I HAVEN'T done is share MY story. At least part of it anyway. Today is...

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