It's all about thinking

A moment of patience in a moment of anger can help us avoid a thousand moments of sorrow

Acceptable Family Behaviour

I am so confused these days about what is acceptable behaviour and language between an adult child and a parent. At 47 I remain respectful to and in the presence of my parents, family and infact everyone. I see many examples of intereactions...

Live a little.

I am forever amazed by some peoples lack of comprehension when it comes to living. Living is not just a word it is an activity you are required to participate in. If you don't take that first step to living then your life will never move forward. ...

Nasty Daughter

This afternoon my head is reeling. Right now I look at my daughter at 25 and wonder how on earth she could still be the beautiful baby girl I loved, nurtured and raised. In a nut shell she is not. She has turned into a woman with a vitriolic...

Morning Snuggles.

The best day of the week is when my 5 year old granddaughter comes for a sleepover. My day starts with my little button gently waking me with kisses, then jumping between nona and popa for snuggles. This has been a ritual with all our grandkids...

One Word

You can only type ONE Word! Not as easy as you might think. Now copy or forward, change the answers to suit you and pass it on. It's really hard to only use one word answers. You can only type one word. Send it to 7 people including the...

Teens are hard work!

Living with a teen is akin to living with some sort of alien. I am sure. Yes I am aware it has been a while since I was a teen. Yes I am aware there are all sorts of new pressures and responsibilities that didn't exist when I was that age....

Grieving

Goodbye is the hardest thing in the world to say. There are no hard and fast rules about how to grieve. People often question "is this normal?" or "am I supposed to feel this way?" Everyway is OK. In one day it is possible to be on an emotional...

Looping makes me Loopy

Lately I seemed to be bombarded by people caught in a perpetual loop. An example of this is "mum I went to work today and I met a very nice lady who asked me about my daughter. I hope I get this lady again on my next shift because she was very nice...