A short story; the strength and weakness felt during those sleepless nights...I can hear the thunder.
Honesty prevails yet again, and as always my fear of visual pity from others is overruled by the true purpose of this blog, which is to show a genuine look at my struggles and successes as I navigate my life; exploring my world, overcoming tragedy, finding myself and sharing my journey. As much as these … Continue reading Crossroads of Soul
There are days, weeks, months that hit in life, and no matter how hard you try you seem to sink, slide and fall deeper into negative vibes. You try and shake free, but despite your effort you feel more overwhelmed and heavier with each passing moment. To be completely honest, I'm not living in the … Continue reading Exhale Negativity, Inhale Positivity
Today is a very special day. One year ago I held you in my arms for the very first time, I became a mother, and you became my whole world. My life became infinity more important, more meaningful, more filled with love, more frightening, humbling and in many ways it began all over again, a … Continue reading To my Lil (Love) Bug
On the eve of my youngest nephew, Marrecs, first birthday party, it hit me that this was the perfect time to write about the importance of celebration. Life in general is something worth celebrating. We are blessed with coming of each new day; that we are lucky enough to experience the new beginning and simply … Continue reading CEL.E.BRATE GOODTIMES, COME ON!
Today is an important day. It's a day to talk, a day to be understanding, supportive and help others, most importantly it's a day to end a long standing stigma. Today is Bells 6th Annual Lets Talk day, a day devoted to mental health awareness and ending the stigmas associated with mental illness. This is … Continue reading Lets Talk
I'm going to be completely honest, and a little candid here; In the last few months I've had to "put my money where my mouth is". I preach being present in life, finding positivity, staying true to yourself, seeing your worth, and ultimately taking risks and doing what you love. Well it's 2016 and this … Continue reading Take Risks & Create Rewards
Tomorrow is a day of great change, great challenge and great reward. A long lasting struggle is coming to a close, and a new chapter of being closer to my loved ones and inspired in work is about to begin. Looking forward to all the good the future has to offer, all the challenges and … Continue reading Big Days Ahead…
This week our Lil Bees pick is inline with one of his Mums true loves - MOOSE! I'm happy to say my addiction and love of moose has clearly rubbed off on my little man, who has fallen madly in love with Mortimer the Moose, by Lamaze. Although we have happily named our little moose, Mumford, unaware … Continue reading Lil Bees Pick of The Week: Fun with Mumford, I mean Mortimer Moose!
In my experience there are few things that test your confidence, self esteem and self worth more than having a baby. I found and still find myself struggling at times with body image and sense of self during pregnancy and after having my young son, Owen. I can't say I've always been particularly strong in … Continue reading Mind and Body Beautiful