Dear Kids (A reflection from a greying Mama’s Heart)

Dear Kids Whilst no parent has all the answers and whilst this mama is constantly, still learning, know this for sure: You are never alone Travel is the best teacher “No” is a good word. Use it often. It’s particularly lovely when there’s a dead silence and you offer no explanations “Please” and “thank you” never goes out of fashion Water heals. Oceans. Tears. 2 … Continue reading Dear Kids (A reflection from a greying Mama’s Heart)

Dear Children: This Life is Messy

Dear Children,   Yes, this life is messy.   One moment you’re getting a gold star for helping your teacher, the next your heart is breaking because your only friend chose someone else for their birthday ring.   Yes, crap is hard. I know.   And, I know that the books tell you how the hard moments are supposed to make you stronger but gosh, that doesn’t … Continue reading Dear Children: This Life is Messy