I’ve thought about becoming a foster carer…

Have you said those words? Googled how to become a carer? You certainly wouldn’t be alone. There is a incredible wide gap between the number of submissions for information and the number of people who follow through with an application. So what stops people? Fear. Particularly, the fear of the unknown. It isn’t the only…

Dear mum in detention

Dear mum in Detention Happy Mother’s Day. Today as my children wake me up with their buttery fingers and vegemite smeared faces, I will think of when you woke your children up to get on a boat you weren’t sure any of you would survive, because you knew that it was your only hope for…

Hopes for a better Australia

Australia Day weekend is a time relax, watch the sky light up, argue over if we should change our flag and of course have a drink (or two…unless you are a pregnant/breastfeeding mum and cordial is as strong as you can go!) Yesterday, I must say…I wan’t feeling super duper to be ‘straylian’. We live…

Dunny money!

If I had a dollar for every nappy I’ve changed I would be a millionaire! Well maybe not…but I would be rich, I’m sure of it! We are taking up a challenge and I would love for you to join us. This is a great way to help teach your littlies that some of the…

Overwhelmed

We are blessed. Whatever it is you are doing, whatever it is that you are worried about… stop for a moment and say, “I am blessed.” I can not speak for you but if you are reading this…you are blessed by having had an education. If you are reading this, then it also means that…

What can you do…

Today we helped women on the other side of the world 🙂 We connected to other mum’s who have had long labours, who have endured mastitis and swollen breasts. Mums who have had sleepless nights with teething babies and kissed dirty knees to make it all better. A mum, who is just like me, who…

Not just something you do

Yesterday, Rick and I had the chance to spend the entire day together at the Compassion Advocate Network W.A. conference. Richmond Wandera, a former sponsor child from Uganda was the guest speaker at the conference. To hear Richmond’s testimony was a blessing and a call to action. Richmond was sponsored at the age of 8…