Tag: family

Help a mother out.

Help a mother out.

I know the word “tribe” is a popular term at the moment and being bashed to death. I’m 14.10 years into the raising of our boys and have always drawn on advice from my mum, my sisters, my hubby’s family, friends, teachers and principals, other mothers. It’s become very apparent over the last few days or even weeks …

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Post 95

Post 95

Post 95. I mentioned in my last post that I am an introvert, however I have done some research and I am actually an ambivert. a person who has a balance of extrovert and introvert features in their personality. A couple of weeks ago I went out for dinner with some mums from school. There …

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Post 75

Post 75

Post 75 It’s not even summer yet and it is hot. Baking hot, my clean sheets were dry and baked on the clothes line, before I was able to hang the next load of washing out. I love when I can feel the sun burning your skin when you walk outside, when the brown grass crackles and …

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Day 64

Day 64

Day 64. Feelin’ the love today.   Mum, I missed you yesterday! Are you staying home tonight? Morning babe, please tell me you’re not working tonight! Mum can you please pick me up from school today? I love when you are at school in the afternoon. My bestie shared my feature blog post for askingmums …

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Day 48

Day 48

Day 48 Travelled to Northern New South Wales today to visit Scott’s nanna. By the time we reached the farm at Coraki, my whole body was vibrating with stressed out energy. I wasn’t angry, or upset, I had  mother stress going on, where I didn’t know whether to scream or ignore them or disown them. My …

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Day 41

Day 41

Day 41. Our home is devoid of boy’s voices and their presence today and I feel a bit lost. There wasn’t the frantic rush and nagging this morning to get ready for school, where is your belt, where is your tie. I was parked on the drive way watching my boy close the gate, and …

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Day 34

Day 34

Day 34 I read motivational books, and I practice yoga, always try and find the positive, I scroll through Pinterest looking for inspiring quotes, do things like a 100 day writing challenge, to get me outside of comfort zone. But today was a profound day.  I went to my Nannas funeral today.  As I wrote …

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Day 24

Day 24

Day 24 I received a text message from my dad this morning to say that my Nan, his mum had died in hospital. I wasn’t close to her and had no significant relationship with her. So I wasn’t overcome with heart wrenching grief when I read the text message.  I feel like an absolute bitch …

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Day 16

Day 16

Day 16 Family day today. It was my niece’s 1st birthday party, she slept through the whole thing, but we celebrated for her. The party was backwards, as she needed sleep and we all wanted to see her cut the cake, so she cut up her pepper pig cake before she went for a nap. …

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Amanda Metelli

Amanda Metelli

The third lady in my #mesistertribe series is Amanda Metelli.   Metelli and I meet at a coffee shop for our interview and were seated in booth seating, it was the perfect setting for our fun chat. This gorgeous lady, saves lives everyday as an emergency department nurse. I was fascinated by her plans to …

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