failure

What’s in a name?

Do you remember the old Sydney Morning Herald ads that showed people at a dinner party desperately trying to avoid sitting next to the person who only knew how to talk...

An offer too good to refuse.

I boldly declared three weeks ago that 2015 was going to be a year of action for me. A year of doing, not just thinking. Today I received an offer that will force me...

Am I not pretty enough???

Do you remember the Kasey Chambers song with the same title? It was released back in 2002 so if you need a revisit, you can listen to it here. Some time ago we had the...

How to be a recovering failure-holic.

Every month or so I have the good fortune to catch up with some dear gal pals of mine to spend a few hours together at a breakfast catch up. I love these meetings...

My visit to the Centre for Hope

Last month, on a holiday to the USA, we were fortunate to visit the Centre for Hope. It was a surprisingly wonderful, inspiring visit. I wasn't expecting that because...

the New days of the Old school yard…

There's one thing I would have in common with most school aged parents this week - attendance at an end of year school assembly. There are five children in total in our...

Celebrating a report card ‘F’.

It's almost the end of the school year and soon we will receive our boy's end of year report card. One  boy has just finished Year 7,and also completed NAPLAN this...

Will the real entrepreneur please stand up?

I've read more media call-outs this week for entrepreneurs to share their secrets of success.  I realise now how dangerous these stories can be if they don't present a...

I am somebody I used to know…

As the years move on, most of us make some adjustments. We make changes in life as we age - we may not party as hard as we used to; we may travel to holiday...

let it be

There is no better way to truly embrace being content with what is than to stay relaxed while your child participates in some sort of competition. This is Liam. He is...