Never pass on an opportunity to teach a child. Even if it exposes your vulnerability

I wrote this a year ago, and posted it to my Facebook page. It’s come up on the “On This Day” feature, so I thought I’d share it here…..   I snuck over to Woolies (Woolworths grocery store) a couple of hours ago, while getting some vegies a little girl about 3 or 4 asked … More Never pass on an opportunity to teach a child. Even if it exposes your vulnerability

Suicide

A neighbour and dear friend of ours chose to end his life last week. It has left everyone in our close knit street absolutely shocked. This guy was 40 years old, a doting father to an 8yo son, and had a fiance. He was the life of the street, a joker, caring, funny, supportive, mentoring, … More Suicide

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day means different things to different people, some love the big extravagant gifts that cost thousands of dollars, some like a day away from the kids, some love breakfast in bed, some love nothing more than a sleep in. No matter how you choose to spoil your mothers the most meaningful gift you can … More Mother’s Day

Expectations

Ever feel like you’re taken for granted? The expectation people have on you, that if they ask you to do something it will just get done, regardless if you can actually make it work or not. The expectation that you’ll take your kids to an event whether you can afford it or not. Even the … More Expectations

Children

Most days you love them with all your being, and would give them your dying breath if it meant they’d live longer. Some days you’re completely done, and you want to run away and never return.