childhood

Mourning a different kind of loss

Originally posted Jan 7, 2009.  I have brought this post forward due to the number of people who have found it helpful, many who do not want their comments posted for reasons we can all understand and appreciate.  Thank you for all your kind words, you inspire me and others everyday!   If you have ever spoken to a therapist or someone who has studied … Continue reading Mourning a different kind of loss

Life suckers

Oh the rhymes you can get just from that word alone… admit it and say it out loud… go on dare ya! Life suckers that gain glee from finding a fresh piece of juicy meat to gnaw their mangy blunt teeth on.  You know the type, the ones that latch on and suck you dry of all you have replacing your positivity with negativity, inch … Continue reading Life suckers

Status friends and Gossiping Mothers

Some people are really funny, when they first meet me they are friendly as chocolate buttons on toast, all melted and soft … then they ask me what I do and I respond with the big red glow in the dark word… Nanny. Shock horror run for the hills… their once friendly faces grow non committal, their body language changes to cold and within a … Continue reading Status friends and Gossiping Mothers

The story of the Mouse Trap

In one day I received this from two people and felt that the moral of this story is one close to my heart, perhaps more so in light of recent events, because of the people who have stood by me, helped me, had my back… perhaps you will smile, perhaps it is food for thought… either way thank you, this mouse is a very very happy … Continue reading The story of the Mouse Trap

Keeping your head above water…

One day we wake up to find ourselves in the water without a lifeboat or buoy, nothing to help us float, we’re stuck with no way towards the land. We slowly start treading the water, at first its easy, our legs keep us going, our arms move slowly in the water.  We stay a float, our heads are in the fresh air and things seem … Continue reading Keeping your head above water…