Being a mom is a wonderful experience. I love the idea of watching a little person grow into themselves with wishful thinking that they will take the love and guidance and put to good use. I am a mother of four and bonus mother of two. It was never easy as I started motherhood at … Read more These are my boobs
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, but every day of every month of every year is a good day to help someone get away from violence. Domestic violence is an ongoing experience of physical, psychologic and/or sexual abuse in the home that is used to establish power and control over another person and spans all … Read more The forgotten victims of domestic violence
Domestic violence. You’ve probably seen enough headlines and news articles about it to last you a lifetime. There are hundreds of books that have been written based on true stories, told by victims of domestic violence. You might even be experiencing it yourself. If so, please head straight to the bottom of this post. Right … Read more Walk 4 Refuge
No one ever thinks of it when they’re twenty. But by the time they’re thirty, if they don’t already have a family, and no prospects for one, they begin to wonder. “Will I marry? Will I have kids? Will it happen for me?”
A few years ago, when we moved to the city we are currently living in, my family and I went church shopping. We tried several new churches, trying to find the perfect one. (Ha!) We weren’t just looking because we moved though. We had been looking for a new church since we left our old … Read more Image Barer <Yes, I meant to spell it that way!
I remember, with absolute clarity, the moment my first baby was placed in my arms. I was lying on the operating theatre table, having a caesarean, tearfully asking if all his fingers and toes were present and accounted for. Then the cord was cut, he was assessed and wrapped, and placed in my arms for … Read more Letting Go
My whole life, I feel that no matter what I do its never good enough for the people who matter. I’ve always lived my life to please and at the satisfaction of others and it’s always left me desperately unhappy. While I know, the opinions of others are not supposed to matter, I was raised … Read more The Blues
…please let your children know they come first in your heart. It’s totally understandable to love our pets, but it’s so easy for young minds to think the pet is favorite. It can cause quite a bit of damage for a child to grow up thinking they are second to the cats, or the dog, … Read more If you have both pets and children…