Love letter to my daughter on Mother’s Day
15 May 2016

Love letter to my daughter on Mother’s Day

To my beautiful, clever, hilarious, sweet, little girl, You are the reason I get to celebrate Mother’s Day. Before you came along, I only had to worry about looking after myself. No one called me mum or needed me like you do. I thought motherhood looked a bit hard, but nothing could prepare me for what was to come. The overwhelming amount of love that...

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I loved you, even for just a short while
11 Apr 2016

I loved you, even for just a short while

In my alternate world I would be sitting on my couch right now, holding you and admiring your tiny little face. You’d have your dads brown eyes and his olive skin, but I would also be amazed at how much you look like your blue eyed big sister. Those little fingers that I saw on your ultrasound would be wrapped tight around my finger and...

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Goodbye 2015. Hello 2016!
01 Jan 2016

Goodbye 2015. Hello 2016!

2015 was a bit of a roller coaster for us. I am sharing the good, the bad and the ugly, because life is not peaches and cream all the time. As much as it got a bit tough towards the end of the year, I am still grateful for another wonderful year and looking forward to what 2016 brings. January The year started off on...

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Father’s Day and you don’t have one worth celebrating
22 Sep 2015

Father’s Day and you don’t have one worth celebrating

Another year, another Father’s Day without a father. Warning, this post contains content that may be upsetting for some. Father’s Day isn’t always happy times with perfect dads chasing after their little ones. It can also stir up emotions for some of us. You see those children celebrating how wonderful their dads are, and the well deserving fathers enjoying their special day. There are the...

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Should staff be made to cover up their tattoos?
20 Aug 2015

Should staff be made to cover up their tattoos?

I don’t think we can quite say ‘Gone are the days when customer service staff are made to cover up their tattoos’, but we are certainly moving towards it not being such an issue. What do you think when you see someone in a store serving you and you can see a tattoo or tattoos? Would you even notice? I do.. But that is because I...

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Why is it so hard to say I am pretty?
02 Aug 2015

Why is it so hard to say I am pretty?

How often do you look at yourself in the mirror and say ‘ I am looking so pretty today?’ And how often do you say something negative to yourself  like ‘My hair looks crap, these clothes don’t look right’ etc? Have a think about it for a second… Which would you say more often?  Are you really acknowledging when you look good or do you...

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