Our Kids Planet

As a parent, all you want to do is make sure that your children are safe and happy, from the moment you even consider their existence, until the day you take your last breath. As a woman with type 1 diabetes, I was told at age 12, I would never have babies and that if…

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Taking The Time

Time stretches back like an electric wire, crisscrossing my memories. Awoken, by the scent of a yellow rose, by pink sunrise climbing out from a tumbling silver sea, by the call of a bird, alerting us all to the morning. Time stretches forwards, like a spider’s thread of silk, difficult to see and yet, I…

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Holding Onto Hope

When you feel the heaviness of the world, as if you are falling through space, with nothing to grasp, go to nature. There’s no white noise, no anger, no egos, no judgment. There’s no pressure, no competition for your time. There’s hope in every single blade of grass, in the unfurling petals of flowers, in…

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Join Our Revolution of #kindnessandhope

It’s getting harder, this holding onto hope. The daily onslaught of terrible news, how we are destroying the planet, destroying ourselves. The selfish, self-interested liars, who dangle their power across our faces, making choices most of us don’t want. Seeing the children, marching for change, feeling frightened nobody will care. Reading comments on social media…

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Respecting Our Planet On The Wide-Open Road

I have been quiet on the blog recently because I was finishing my thesis and have now submitted it! Wish me luck. We then took a family road trip, which included me attending two children’s writing events. We traversed across lots of wonderful places in Victoria and NSW, including Melbourne, Bega, Tathra, Canberra, Jindabyne, Lakes…

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