Why You Should Never Give Up

An old friend once wisely said to me: "It is not the smartest people that end up being the most successful. It is the most hard working". And his words reaffirmed my belief in the importance of perseverance and determination. From a young age, I've had great self-discipline. I didn't believe in … [Read more...]

It’s Never Too Late

A paediatrician once said to me: "It doesn't matter how your daughter's behavioural issues came to be, all that matters is what you do for her NOW". Those words have stayed with me for the past 2 years. I've always been someone who tackles problems head on. I like to seek out the cause of things … [Read more...]

Being Ready for Change

Amelia walking with her Daddy

It was once jokingly asked: "how many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?". The answer: "One - but the light bulb has to really want to change." Such a simple joke resonated with me recently. My youngest daughter, Amelia, celebrated her 1st birthday just two weeks ago. In that … [Read more...]

The Worth of Every Person

All too often, you hear the phrase "don't judge a book by its cover". But the concept of getting to know someone before making assumptions, is one that today's society finds difficult to follow. And it's engaging ourselves in these stereotypes, that we are not truly seeing the worth of every … [Read more...]

You Are Never Alone

When a person is in need of guidance, you often hear their loved ones say: "I wish I knew how to help them". But sometimes it's just knowing that someone's there for them, that can be all the help they need. For the past month, I have been attending a group with four other mothers, to discuss our … [Read more...]