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    Anxiety,  Mental Health

    Scared of the dark

    I don’t like the dark.  I might even go as far as saying that I am scared of it.  Each night I leave the kitchen light on in our house as we all climb into bed and fall asleep.  Before…

  • Family,  Grief and Loss,  Self-Improvement

    Learning to Swim

    One of the biggest obstacles in my life was that I couldn’t swim.  From the annual school swimming carnival, to birthday invitations at friends’ pool parties, to beach holidays…Not being able to swim and trying to hide that fact was…

  • Motherhood

    I don’t like…

    I don’t like being a mum.  I don’t like the monotony, the repetition, the feeling that there are hours you’ll never get back.  I don’t like the lack of productivity, the boredom and the mindlessness.  I don’t like hanging around…

  • Beauty

    Carrie-ing On

    There’s something very Carrie Bradshaw, therapeutic-like writing these little things.  Although my views don’t totally align with Bradshaw’s (the Sarah Jessica Parker – Sex and the City character), I see a beauty in her.  She has a confidence that a…

  • Grief and Loss

    Time with Mum

    There is a chasmic, cyclical, unquenchable grief.  I wish for the hands of time to unwind.  Then I would reclaim that unique moment I felt adequate peace.  A point in history where I could embrace my mum, wrapping my hands…