2017: Tribe

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. Jane Howard    Denise watched the young mums in their ath-leisure wear. They had takeaway coffee cups in one hand and mobile phones in […]

My Tribe

You will be the ‘golden ticket’ of my personal discovery. Is NOT something pubescent daughters says about their mothers, ever! “Mum, you are the glittering example of who I want to be” … Was not the inner teen dialogue I was mediating on as I hoisted myself over the wall […]

Swings and Staying

Here’s to strong women May we know them May we be them May we raise them. We value strength because strength is something we all need from time to time. It’s a gift from God, something we rely on and something we can share with the small humans we raise. […]

Strong Women: May We Raise Them

“You were my strength when I was weak You were my voice when I couldn’t speak You were my eyes when I couldn’t see You saw the best there was in me Lifted me up when I couldn’t reach You gave me faith ’cause you believed I’m everything I am […]

Celine Dion Kinda Love

“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.”  Louisa May Alcott I sat thinking of how I would write an essay on women, and […]

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