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I am a people watcher,life observer, nature lover, spiritual seeker loving this crazy wild ride that life is taking me on. I am still a blank piece of paper waiting to be filled and that is good.
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- Australian outback
- Fear of flying
- getting older
- life experiences
- mixed media
- New York
- raising children
Posts that tickle my fancy, or move and inspire me in some way.
Blogs I Follow
- Life with MissRiva
- Kym's travels in Oze
- Alive & Terrified
- Green lights ahead
- Patricia Steele Raible
- ephemeral gecko by mixy gregory
- Art Inspiration | Inspiration | Art Techniques | Encouragement | Art Supplies
- In the Zone
- Xcetera Photography
- €merald Wake ©
- LEANNE COLE
- Joshi Daniel Photography
- lemanshots - Fine Pictures and Digital Art
- Europe with an edge: bits from the Balkans
- Gotta Find a Home
- A Holistic Journey
- Pepperbox Couture
- Make Something Mondays
- Creating Mixed Media Art
- home sweet homemade
- ME and the Boss
- Shabby Chic Addiction
- Vit Peyr
The kinds of things I ramble about....Anxiety Art Arty farty Australia Body image Children Creativity embarrassing Family Getting older happiness health and well being hormones Humour husbands Life life experiences Marriage memories Music Nature Parenting photography society Spirituality teenagers Travel Uncategorized Weird thoughts and odd stuff writing
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Category Archives: Parents
What’s “really’ in a dream then?
To follow up from my dream post the other day I thought I’d delve a bit deeper. We all dream. We all MUST dream. If we don’t dream we literally go nuts, so even if you don’t remember your dreams, … Continue reading
Posted in daughters, death, Dreams, Family, Life, life experiences, Nightmares, Parents, Sleep, Weird thoughts and odd stuff Tagged connective souls, dreams, psychic phenomena, sleep, why do we dream. 17 Comments
Of life, love and marriage…
Today, instead of talking about food (thank God they say!) I want to simply meander around through distant and sometimes murky puddles in my head. A little fill in…. My parents divorced when I was ten years old and my … Continue reading
Posted in Australia, being thankful, Christmas, Family, Getting older, happiness, Home, Life, life experiences, Love, Marriage, memories, Parenting, Parents Tagged being thankful, difficulties, divorce, growth, learning, Life, Love, marriage, overcoming adversity, parents, partners in life, relationships, struggle 18 Comments
Recently, well last year sometime actually, I happened to make contact with an old friend from YEARS ago….when I was a different person. Young, and reckless, in a band….going off gigging to far away places, sleeping in the back of … Continue reading
The sound of memories.
Tonight as I sat alone in the kitchen, the house silent except for the ticking of the clock on the wall above my chair, I wondered why I find this sound so comforting. It is a sound of memories, I … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Australia, Cats, Childhood memories, Dogs, Family, Grandparents, Life, life experiences, memories, Parents, writing Tagged childhood, grandparents, Life, life experiences, memories, Ticking clocks 5 Comments
Progress…does ones head in!
My mother cracks me up sometimes. I got a phone call from her last night and first off she was very cranky with me because she’d been trying to call and my phone was not hung up properly. Then she … Continue reading
My daughter and grandson are staying for a few days with us at the moment. Life is busy. My daughter arrived looking like she was moving back home carrying in armfuls of toys, prams,bags and more bags, cots, more toys… … Continue reading
Posted in Children, grandchildren, Grandparents, Life, life experiences, Love, Parenting, Parents Tagged babies, big gummy smiles that melt your heart, grandchildren, Life, life experiences, parenting 2 Comments
Getting reaquainted with….babies.
My daughter and grandson came to visit and stayed the night. That still feels so weird saying that -“grandson” but I’m slowly easing my way into the whole nannahood thing. Unlike parenthood, which simply smacks you in the face – … Continue reading
Posted in Children, Family, Getting older, grandchildren, Grandparents, Humour, Life, life experiences, Parenting, Parents, photography Tagged babies, daughters, grandchildren, grandsons, humour, lack of sleep, nannahood, parenting, raising children, sleep, sons 4 Comments
Love, bubbles and granny knickers.
So my daughter had her baby. All went well. I tell you what though I was doing some mental pacing the whole day waiting to hear that he’d arrived. So now she has the “knowing”. Initiated into the clan of … Continue reading
Posted in animal behaviour, Body image, Family, Getting older, health and well being, hormones, Humour, Life, life experiences, Love, Parenting, Parents, Perimenopause, teenagers Tagged babies, childbirth, family, grandparents, granny knickers, Love, parenting, teenagers 9 Comments
Hearts wide open.
Today marks a special day. My eldest daughter has reached a quarter of a century! Hell that makes me feel old. I love this pic of her… I still remember that first morning alone with her as a newborn. Quiet … Continue reading
Posted in Children, Family, Getting older, happiness, health and well being, Life, Love, Marriage, Parenting, Parents Tagged a mothers love, birth, birthdays, children, daughters, grandparents, happiness, Life, life journeys, Love, parenting 10 Comments