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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.
Tags I’ve used most often.
- Australian outback
- Fear of flying
- getting older
- life experiences
- life journeys
- mixed media
- New York
- raising children
Blogs I Follow
- 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
- I didn't have my glasses on....
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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Tag Archives: parenting
The mental writing of eulogies.
Last night- well, as late as 3 am I lay in bed mentally writing my 17 year sons eulogy. I imagined him dead in a ditch…car rolled down an embankment, sunk at the bottom of a cold cold lake, … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Children, death, Family, Fear, Life, life experiences, Love, mothers, Parenting, Uncategorized Tagged death, euolgies, humour, parenting, sons, teenagers, waiting for kids to get home, worry 3 Comments
I was here! (In Newcastle actually.)
Yesterday I had to accompany Shai (my 18 year old) for her first day at TAFE where she has enrolled in a graphic design course. This may change though as she also applied for a fine arts course at Uni … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Arty farty, Australia, Creativity, Life, life experiences, Nature, Parenting, photography, society, teenagers Tagged graffiti, Life, making our mark, Morton bay fig tree's, Newcastle, old buildings, parenting, photography, sore feet, teenagers 16 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
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
Yesterday I faced a parenting dilemma. See, I don’t let my kids just roam the streets, I need to know where they’re going, who they’re with, the address of their friends place they’ll be at. In fact I’d like to … Continue reading
Posted in Australia, Children, Humour, husbands, Life, Parents, teenagers Tagged parenting, raising children is like being pecked to death by a duck, setting boundaries, Sharks, teenagers, trust 4 Comments