Tag Archives: boys

Good People

Every so often someone comes along to restore your faith in humanity. About three weeks ago, my sons’ football coach approached my husband to say that he was very sorry that we had lost Clea and that he hadn’t known. … Continue reading

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I Don’t Do Christmas

I always feel obliged to preface that statement with ‘I’m sorry but’ so the title should actually read ‘I’m sorry but I don’t do Christmas’. I don’t do Bayram or Hanukkah or any other religious celebration either. People look at … Continue reading

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Cold Comfort

A had a call during the week – a friend asking advice on how she could support her sister who had lost her small son in a tragic accident. I have also recently been involved in helping another friend prepare … Continue reading

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All pain is the same

“Now I know. All pain is the same. Only the details are different.” ‘The Yellow Birds’ by Kevin Powers. During the week, Amaroo School held a fundraiser for a family who are in need of spending time together. They had … Continue reading

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Companion of my soul

It is unusual for me to be home alone with my own thoughts but today is one of those days. My husband and our sons have gone to Sydney on a bus to play Auskick at half-time during the game … Continue reading

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Learning Journey

Last night, I went to my sons’ learning journeys. My husband went with them before school. It is a yearly event at their school. Students from preschool to Year 5 show their parents around their classroom, play games with them … Continue reading

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The Tooth Fairy

I thought the tooth fairy had stopped visiting our house. I am a somewhat reluctant liar and find it difficult to continue a pretence which has been found out. I’ve admitted that the Easter bunny is not real and that … Continue reading

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