Emma knew there were 11 children in the cemetery. She had counted. She needed to know she wasn’t alone in her suffering. Sometimes she wondered what their stories were, how their families were coping. She never saw anyone at their graves. Did nobody love them anymore? Were they lonely? Occasionally a toy would appear, leaning against a headstone, but she seemed to be the only parent who visited her child regularly. Would she ever stop coming?
Well it’s that time of the year again when the stores become a buzzing hive of activity. Frantic shoppers fill the corridors and stores, in a frenzied rush to get the perfect christmas gift for every member of their family. Thank God for online shopping!
Let’s work together to keep one another on the path that leads to a happy ending!
Krysta rubbed her forehead with the tips of her fingers. Running them down to the bridge of her nose, she applied pressure to the well-defined cartilage. Her meagre efforts to ease the throbbing headache that threatened to reduce her to a sobbing mess, were futile.
Success cannot simply be defined in terms of wealth, achievement or fame.
A short and sweet story about the meaningful things we allow our children to steal from us.
Almondie tells of her experience of being a working mum and how her perceptions and goals changed after her health took a turn for the worst.
Someone once told her that if dreams and wishes were dollars and cents, she’d be a very wealthy woman by now. Their words were intended as a reprimand, but she embraced the sentiment…
If your a mum you know all about the word ‘busy’. ‘Busy’ has become your new normal, your go-to description of your life and answer to the universal question ‘How are you?” There’s forever a million things to do and not enough time to do it in. This can sometimes be overwhelming.
I’m looking for 10 single mumtrepreneurs to include in an article all about amazing single mums who are working hard to make a future for their families.
Ok so I’m going to put myself out there, risk rejection, disappointment and a blank comment box staring back at me like the canvas of a painter who has lost his muse, and say hello from the other side of this medium.
Tired of the same old gift ideas? Don’t know what to buy that special someone who has everything or has a unique quirky personality with particular taste?
If you’re looking for unique gift ideas that have been lovingly handcrafted with quality materials, you can’t go past Etsy.
As mums we are expected (including by ourselves) to be physically, mentally and emotionally available for every member of our family 24/7. The role of Mum is so complicated and diverse that it’s like a thousand jobs rolled into one. Even the toughest, strongest Mums have moments where it all just becomes too much.