From the category archives:

Parenting. Relationships

“You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.” – Frederick Buechner, Minister and Author ——————————————————– I love this […]


Photo by Jeff Bauche I love travel. But more than that, I love backpacking. I never feel more alive than when my possessions are bundled into a 20kg pack, I have money in the bank, my passport in my pocket and no idea where tomorrow will take me. One of the things I really love […]


“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” – Bill Cosby, Actor and Comedian ——————————————– The people I admire most in the world are unapologetic individuals, secure in their own creative gifts and happy to walk a path that may or may not prove popular with […]


I got this inspirational tale in an email recently and I wanted to share it with you because I believe it perfectly encapsulates a basic principle of life that I try to remember whenever I am struggling, or feeling let down or neglected by others. What you give out you get back Long ago in […]


If you’re a regular reader, click HERE for my SHE-POWER Birthday post. If you’ve come from Liz Strauss’ Blog to Show showcase then Welcome to SHE-POWER. My name’s Kelly and you’ve come at the perfect time because I’m celebrating my 1 Year Blogging Anniversary, so read on to see where all the kooky and cool […]


Sunday was Mothers Day in Australia, and I had the opportunity to revel in some well earned spoiling from my husband and son. I got to sleep in, had coffee in bed, feasted on pancakes for breakfast, and my gorgeous husband made Indian for me, my mom and stepfather that night. Mothers Day used to […]


“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” – Angela Schwindt, Teacher and Author Happy Birthday to my beautiful boy: 4 years old today Like this? Then please share the love. Better yet, SUBSCRIBE by RSS or Email :)


Today, I had a most unproductive day. Last night I wrote out a list of what I wanted to achieve today and the only item I managed to cross off was number 4 on the list: spend quality one-on-one time with Bunny (my son). We cuddled and watched cartoons. We did puzzles and read books. […]


I came across this image on Photobucket and liked it, partly because of the sentiment, mostly because of the delicate sweep of the downcast eyes. These eyelashes look like they’re frosted and they remind me of the butterfly kisses my son and I exchange. If you don’t know what butterfly kisses are, it’s when you […]


Today is a great day for me because Zen Habits has published an article I wrote called The User’s Guide to Fabulous Friendships.I’m a big fan of Leo’s and am quite chuffed he asked me to guest post. Zen Habits not only has great articles, it has a very involved community of readers and there’s […]